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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

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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 weeks 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

Defense Secretary targets costly F-35, Air Force One programs

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Defense Secretary orders Pentagon to save costs on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program        

First Pacific-Based F-35C Fighters Arrive at NAS Lemoore

Four of the Navy’s newest F-35C Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft arrived at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, Jan. 25. The jets’ arrivals mark the first time the new strike-fighter variant has been deployed to a West-coast based squadron, the recently reactivated “Rough Raiders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125. “It was my first

X-32 Stealth Fighter: A Super Weapon America Should Have Built (And Not the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter)?

Dave Majumdar Security, A stealthy 'what-if'.  Would Boeing have done any better? Hard to say—the Joint Strike Fighter was always a technically challenging and extraordinarily ambitious program. It is likely that Boeing would have run into similar but different technical and budgetary problems.  In October 26, 2001, the U.S. Show More Summary

Get Ready, China: The F-35 Just Arrived in Japan

Dave Majumdar Security, Asia And why it matters.  The first overseas-based Lockheed Martin F-35B Joint Strike Fighters have arrived at their new home station in Japan. Aircraft belonging to VMFA-121 started arriving at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni on Jan. Show More Summary

The F-35 Is Slowly Starting to Replace the F/A-18 (But One Big Problem Won’t Go Away)

Dave Majumdar Security, The range dilemma.  The United States Navy is pressing ahead with plans to replace the original model Boeing F/A-18A/B/C/D Hornets with the Lockheed Martin F-35C Joint Strike Fighter. Four F-35Cs are scheduled to arrive at Naval Air Station Lemoore on Jan. Show More Summary

The F-35 Amazingly Has Even More Problems Than We Thought

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the most expensive military program in the world with a total cost of more than $US1 trillion ($1.3 trillion). Now, a new Pentagon report suggests that the futuristic fighter jet still has hundreds of deficiencies and won't be ready for full combat testing until 2019. More »      

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Americas US Navy fleet pilots have expressed concerns over the safety of catapult launching the F-35C from aircraft carriers. Recent sea testing of the naval variant of the Joint Strike Fighter exposed an issue of excessive vertical oscillations, or a bouncing effect, during takeoff with the aid of a steam-driven catapult. However the program’s manager, […]

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