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Report: F-35 Is Now Training with F-15s, A-10 Warthogs and Navy Seals

Kris Osborn Security, The Air Force has begun a series of "mini-deployments" to get the aircraft ready for deployment within the next two years. Air Force F-35A Joint Strike Fighters coordinated close air support with Navy SEALs, trained...Show More Summary

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter vs. the A-10 Warthog: Which Plane Is Better at Close Air Support?

Kris Osborn Security, Will the F-35s current and future line up of weapons, coupled with its sensors and ISR technologies enable the aircraft to out-perform the A-10 warthog when it comes to Close Air Support Missions. Flying close to...Show More Summary

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Grounding: Big Problem or Minor Setback?

James Hasik Security, Should we be worried?  Almost a squadron’s worth of Joint Strike Fighters, Courtney Albon wrote for Inside Defense, “ may not fly for months.” As Colin Clark wrote for Breaking Defense, the US Air Force and theShow More Summary

America's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter vs. China's J-31, F-15SA and Russia's Su-35: Who Wins?

Dave Majumdar Security, How would the JSF do in combat against these top-tier planes?  America's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is easily one of the most hotly debated weapons platforms in decades--and certainly one of the most controversial. Show More Summary

US Navy Links SM-6 Missile with F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

In a first-of-its-kind engagement, a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-6 linked with an F-35 fighter destroyed a medium-range, medium-altitude, subsonic target. The USS Desert Ship (LLS 1), a land-based U.S. Navy Combat System equipped with the latest AEGIS Baseline, fired the SM-6, which intercepted the over-the-horizon target, out of sight of its operators. The mission was

Game Changer: Combining Lockheed Martin's F-35 and AEGIS Missile Defense

Dave Majumdar Security, A F-35/NIFC-CA combination would allow the stealthy Joint Strike Fighter to relay targeting data from inside a zone protected by systems such as the S-400--a very big deal.  The United States Navy and the United...Show More Summary

America's F-35 Stealth Fighter May Never Be Ready for Combat

Dan Grazier, Mandy Smithberger Security, A $1,000,000,000,000 disaster?  The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is the most expensive procurement program in Pentagon history. It’s been plagued by schedule delays, gross cost overruns, and a slew of underwhelming performance reviews. Show More Summary

No Money, No Timetable, But US Marines Want F-35B With Lasers

Despite already spending over $1 trillion on the F-35 Joint Strike fighter program, the US Marine Corps wants to spend even more to develop a laser weapon for its variant, even though there is neither the time or the money to do so.

WELL, THIS IS THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU KNOW: F-35 to Control Armed Attack Drones. In the future, dro…

WELL, THIS IS THE 21ST CENTURY, YOU KNOW: F-35 to Control Armed Attack Drones. In the future, drones may be fully operated from the cockpit of advanced fighter jets such as the Joint Strike Fighter or F-22, Air Force Chief Scientist Greg Zacharias told Scout Warrior in an interview. “The more autonomy and intelligence you […]

New Record: Beleaguered F-35 Goes on Weapon-Testing Spree

With the F-35 Joint Strike fighter up and running at last, the US military is performing dozens of weapons tests to ensure the aircraft is mission-capable.

F-35's New Landing Technology May Simplify Carrier Operations

Seven Navy F-35 Joint Strike Fighters spent Monday morning in a round robin off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia.

The Master Plan to Save America's Aircraft Carriers: Aerial Refueling Drones

Kris Osborn Security, The new carrier-launched stealthy tanker, called the MQ-25A Stingray, will be designed to extend the combat range of key carrier air-wing assets such as F/A-18 Super Hornets and F-35C Joint Strike Fighters. Engineering...Show More Summary

America's F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Face Another Big Test

Dave Majumdar Security, Asia What happens when their bases come under attack?  The Pentagon will have to rely on fifth-generation fighters like the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the event of a conflict with a near-peer adversary such as Russia or China. Show More Summary

Made in Texas: Japan Releases First Photo of Troubled F-35A

As Lockheed Martin prepares to send Joint Strike Fighters to customers around the world, Japan has released a photo of its first F-35 purchase at the production facility in Texas.

Lockheed Martin Receives $1Bln to Cover F-35 Fighter Jet Production Expenses

Pentagon’s Joint Program Office spokesman Joe DellaVedova stated that Pentagon reimbursed Lockheed Martin for $1 billion that the company spent on the ninth production run of the F-35 joint strike fighter.

Dozens More F-16 Fighter Jets Could Be Heading to Tucson

Tucson stands to gain up to 48 F-16 fighter jets in the next couple of years as the Air Force makes room for the next-generation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

F-35B Stealth Fighter: How the US Marine Corps Could Dominate the Sky

Dave Majumdar Security, Yes, the Marine Corps.  With the United States Marine Corps purchasing the bulk of the Department of the Navy’s (DON) planned fleet of 680 Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the service will likely form the dominant component of naval tactical aviation in the coming decades. Show More Summary

Despite Doubts, Canada Still Paying into F-35 Program | Growth in Paveway Sales Boosts Raytheon | Brexit No Impact – BAE Posts Small Revenue Rise

Americas While Canada’s government continues to flounder on its CF-18 fighter replacement, it still continues to contribute to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Since the Liberal Party’s campaign promise to ditch the F-35 and launch a new replacement competition, they continued paying $33 million into the program. Show More Summary

The Future of Warfare: Fighters and Bombers with No Pilots?

Andrew Davies, Malcolm Davis Security, Yes, it could happen.  After the Abbott government approved the purchase of 72 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), its fast jet capability was locked in for years to come. Show More Summary

Despite Tensions With US, Lockheed Prepares to Hand Over F-35s to Turkey

Despite increased tensions between Turkey and the NATO alliance and growing instability in the wake of last week’s failed coup attempt, Ankara will still receive its first two F-35 Joint Strike fighters.

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