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Bulgaria Chooses Saab’s JAS-39 to Replace MiG-29 | Saab’s GlobalEye Sees Third Order, Customer Unknown | Taiwan Signs $2.8B Contract for 66 Advanced Jet Trainers

Americas Lockheed Martin has received a $109 million US Navy contract to deliver modification kits for a Block 3F software upgrade for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The upgrade includes the provision of 567 modification kits as well as labor costs for contractors performing the installation and maintenance for aircraft operated by the USAF, US […]

F-35A Lighting II Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft Arrive in Europe

STUTTGART, Germany: Combat-ready F-35A Lightning II multi-role fighter aircraft arrived today at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, demonstrating U.S. commitment to NATO allies and European territorial integrity. “The forward presence of F-35s support my priority of having ready and postured forces here in Europe,” said Army Gen. Show More Summary

Lockheed Martin's F-35A Joint Strike Fighter Heads to Europe

Dave Majumdar Security, Europe To deter Russia?  The Lockheed Martin F-35A conventional takeoff variant of the stealthy tri-service Joint Strike Fighter is making its first operational deployment to Europe. While the Pentagon says that...Show More Summary

US Navy Frigates May Get Upgraded Air Def Capabilities | Fire Scout UAV Tested Aboard LCS | UAC to Provide MiG-29M/M2 Aircraft to Egypt in $2B Sale

Americas Lockheed Martin has won a $372 million contract modification in order to address several issues with the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The US Navy contract did not specify any particular work that needed to be undertaken under the agreement, however it facilitates deficiency corrections for US operators as well as the country’s foreign military […]

Boeing Wants to Build a 'Super' F/A-18E/F Super Hornet

Dave Majumdar Security, Should F-35 fans be worried?  Boeing is working on developing a new advanced Block III version of its F/A-18E/F Super Hornet to complement the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Unlike previous iterations...Show More Summary

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program Continues to Stumble

The F-35 still has a long way to go before it will be ready for combat. That was the parting message of Dr. Michael Gilmore, the now-retired Director of Operational Test and Evaluation, in his last annual report. The Joint Strike Fighter Program has already consumed more than $100 billion and nearly 25 years. Just

F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Joining Massive Wargame Next Month

Dave Majumdar Security, The point of the exercise is to foster interoperability between advanced fifth-generation stealth fighters—such as the F-22 and F-35—and fourth-generation jets—such as the Typhoon. Next month, the United States...Show More Summary

The Legendary A-10 Warthog vs. the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter: Who Wins?

Kris Osborn Security, What plane would you want to fly in a war?  Flying close to ground troops in combat in hostile and high-threat conditions requires a host of unique attributes for an aircraft -- such as flying slow and low to the...Show More Summary

Rafael Conducts Test Firing Demo with Protector USV | Kongsberg Expands Footprint with German Venture | Saab Opens Office in Philippines

Americas Lockheed Martin has won a $64 million contract to perform work on the integrated core processor used by the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The DoD order includes services for the USAF, US Navy, USMC and international partners and the work aims to alleviate diminishing manufacturing source constraints projected under F-35 production Lot 15 by […]

In pictures: 2017 Australian International Air Show, featuring F-35 Joint Strike Fighter debut

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmag

15 years in the making, Australia's new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter made its public debut at the 2017 Australian International Air Show and Aerospace & Defence Expo. Enjoy our huge photo gallery from the event as it opens to the public...Show More Summary

The F-35: A Big Mistake or Wonder Weapon?

Brendan Nicholson Security, Which is it?  Perhaps apocryphal, the story goes that a senior US Air Force officer on the Joint Strike Fighter Program found himself sitting next to a Chinese general. ‘I like your aeroplane,’ the General said. Show More Summary

Boeing's X-32: The Plane That Could Have Taken the F-35s Place

Dave Majumdar Security, Imagine what could have been.  In October 26, 2001, the U.S. Department of Defense announced that Lockheed Martin’s X-35 had won the Joint Strike Fighter contest over Boeing’s X-32. The win secured Lockheed’s future as the manufacturer for all of America’s fifth-generation fighter platforms. Show More Summary

The Real Secret to Keeping an F-22 and F-35 Stealth: Their Super Special 'Skin'

Dave Majumdar Security, And the ground crews who keep them going.  While pilots of advanced fifth-generation fighters like the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor or the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter often claim the spotlight, it is the ground crews who maintain those jets’ pristine surfaces that are often the real heroes. Show More Summary

One of America's Top Allies Has Lots to Say About the F-35

Brendan Nicholson Security, Asia The plane of the future or already obsolete?  Within days, Australians will get to see the first of the RAAF’s new Joint Strike Fighters—just months after the jet’s noisiest critics told an inquiry it was a ‘jackass of all trades and masterful of none’. Show More Summary

The F-35 Will Visit Australia For The Avalon Air Show

The controversial F-35A Lightning II -- you might have heard of it as the Joint Strike Fighter, or JSF -- is finally coming to Australia. It'll make its Aussie debut at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon in early March, and although they won't stick around, it'll be your only chance to see Australia's next-generation air combat jet until late 2018. More »      

Wargame Shows Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Kills 15 Fighters for Every Loss

Dave Majumdar Security, And combined with the F-22 the U.S. Air Force looks to have a bright future.  The Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is performing well at the U.S. Air Force’s Red Flag wargames at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada. Show More Summary

The F-35 Is Winning the War Against Its Greatest Foe (And Its Not Russia, China or Donald Trump)

Andrew Davies, James Mugg Security, In one word: cost.  The new US President has taken a very hands-on approach to defense procurement, particularly in the case of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. On December 21, then-President-elect Trump...Show More Summary

Donald Trump Has Fixed the F-35 Program in Ten Days

Welcome to the next four years: President Trump said Monday that Lockheed Martin has cut $600 million from its next lot of 90 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter planes, capping weeks of private meetings with Lockheed Martin chief executive Marillyn...Show More Summary

Trump Cuts $600 Million Off the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

President Donald Trump has brokered a deal with Lockheed Martin to cut $600 million off the cost of the F-35 fighter jet program, according...

The Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighter Gets Ready for a 'Fake' Fight

Dave Majumdar Security, Time for a little wargame.  The Lockheed Martin F-35A Joint Strike Fighter is participating in the U.S. Air Force’s massive Red Flag wargames at Nellis Air Force, Nevada, starting this week. It is the first time...Show More Summary

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