BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company have completed the installation of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) vertical tails, representing a major milestone in the F-35 Program.
Pratt & Whitney F135 ground test engines have logged more than 4,000 System Development and Demonstration (SDD) ground test hours as the company nears completion of the engine that will power the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's (JSF) first flight next year
L-3 Communications announced that an international team led by its Display Systems division has been awarded a contract worth up to $200 million to develop and demonstrate the Panoramic Cockpit Display and related computer systems for the new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Turkey is positioning itself to take delivery of the world's most advanced, international multi-role fighter. The first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is nearing completion and is preparing for its first flight next year. The program continues to meet milestones on schedule as evidenced most recently on Sept. 7, when electrical power to the aircraft was switched on for the first time.
As the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter moves toward its inaugural flight next year, the program continues to meet milestones on schedule and is planning for initial production and operational capability for the armed services.
The first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter came alive with electrical power today, as technicians at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth initiated "power-on" - the incremental process of testing the aircraft's circuits, electronic components and wiring. The event was completed on schedule.
The GE Rolls-Royce Fighter Engine Team (FET) has been awarded a contract valued at $2.4 billion to develop its F136 engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.
BAE Systems employees are celebrating delivery of the first production standard F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) vertical tails, representing another major milestone for the company's involvement in the F-35 Program.
Rolls-Royce today awarded contracts to DutchAero, the AVIO and Philips joint venture company based in Eindhoven, for the manufacture of components for the F136 engine which is being developed in partnership with General Electric to power the Joint Strike Fighter.
It will be more than six years until the military has its first operational squadron of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters but Trey Evans, 14, got to fly the supersonic and stealthy jet last week and raved about it.
Representatives of the nine nations partnering on the Lockheed Martin Joint Strike Fighter program took part in a unique ceremony at the Paris Air Show – assembling a scale model of the next-generation F-35 to demonstrate team solidarity.
A transition is under way at Lockheed Martin F-35 sites around the world, as the heart of the program migrates from engineering development to aircraft production. All four major subassemblies of the first F-35 have now been joined, and parts-fabrication is under way for the second aircraft.
Goodrich Corporation has achieved a major F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program milestone. It has shipped the first Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) nose gear, and is soon to ship the main gear as well, to the Lockheed-Martin facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
The aft fuselage - the last major subassembly of the first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter - has arrived at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth and is being readied for attachment to the aircraft’s center fuselage.
European missile manufacturer MBDA plans adjustments to its Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) to make it capable of deployment on Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF).