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F-35: New fighter creates new culture for 21st Century and beyond

F-35: New fighter creates new culture for 21st Century and beyond

She didn’t have a smudge on her. Not a leak found anywhere. She even had that “new jet smell.” Skies were blue, everything was perfect. Those were the conditions on that July day in 2011 when Lt. Col. Eric Smith […]


Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin Delivers 100th Targeting System for F-35

Lockheed Martin recently delivered the 100thElectro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS) for the F-35 Lightning II. EOTS provides affordable, high performance multifunction targeting to the F-35′s full spectrum of military operations. EOTS is the first sensor that combines forward-looking infrared and infrared […]


Joint strike fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Joint strike fighter on track, costs coming down, Kendall says

Indications are that the F-35 joint strike fighter program — the most expensive aviation program in Defense Department history — is on track, the undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics told a Senate panel here June 19. Testifying […]


F-35 Flight Test Update 10

The F-35 Flight Test Update in the Volume 27, Number 3 issue of Code One concluded with the first aerial release of an AIM-120 AMRAAM on 19 October 2012. This tenth installment in the series of flight test updates on […]


South Korea Requests F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

South Korea Requests F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Aircraft

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress March 29 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Korea for 60 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take Off and Landing (CTOL) aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical […]


F-35 Production On Track, Program Chief Says

F-35 Production On Track, Program Chief Says

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is a different program than it was four years ago, the F-35 program executive officer said here March 12. In a speech at the McAleese/Credit Suisse Defense Programs Conference at the Newseum, […]


F-35s cleared to resume flight

F-35s cleared to resume flight

F-35 Lightning IIs were cleared for flight Feb. 28 following a temporary suspension after a cracked engine blade was found in a test aircraft earlier in the month. A .06-inch crack was discovered in a third-stage turbine blade in a […]


F-35 flights should resume soon: Pentagon

F-35 flights should resume soon: Pentagon

The Pentagon’s director of the F-35 program said Monday the next-generation US fighter jet could be back in the air within a fortnight after an engine crack forced the grounding of test flights. Lieutenant General Christopher Bogdan, in Australia for […]


F-35B Resumes Flight Operations

F-35B Resumes Flight Operations

F-35B flight clearance was restored February 12, rescinding a cautionary suspension issued January 18 after a fueldraulic hose failure. Government and industry engineering teams conducted a root cause investigation and determined the hose was improperly crimped. All affected hoses have […]


 
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