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F-35 Program Halts Development of Alternate Helmet

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The F-35 Joint Program Office (JPO) today informed Lockheed Martin that it decided to halt development of the alternate F-35 helmet and focus exclusively on maturing the Rockwell Collins Elbit Systems of America Vision Systems Generation 2 (Gen 2) helmet […]


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 […]


Dutch JSF Jet Fighter Purchase Gets Green Light After 18 Years

Dutch JSF Jet Fighter Purchase Gets Green Light After 18 Years

The Netherlands will go ahead with the purchase of the controversial JSF jet fighter, despite objections, the Telegraaf reports on Tuesday. The decision brings to an end 18 years of political dithering about the wisdom of spending so much money […]


UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

UK/US Trials Review F-35 Interoperability In A Simulated Maritime Scenario

Working with Lockheed Martin and the UK Ministry of Defence, we have linked simulation facilities across five UK sites to create a common synthetic environment to evaluate F-35 interoperability with other UK military platforms. Linking Air and Maritime A recent […]


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 […]


F-35B Conducts First Night Time Vertical Landing

F-35B Conducts First Night Time Vertical Landing

An F-35B Lightning II completed the first short takeoff and vertical landing during a test mission at night to expand the flight envelope and deliver capability to the warfighter. Marine Corps test pilot Maj. C.R. Clift conducted the flight April […]


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-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 […]


Norway Confident in F-35 Choice, Minister Says

Norway Confident in F-35 Choice, Minister Says

The F-35 program is of vital importance to both the United States and Norway in ensuring that we fulfil our future operational requirements. I am therefore very pleased and reassured by the recent process in the development of the F-35, […]


 
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