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South Korea Selects Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II

South Korea Selects Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II

The Republic of Korea has formally selected the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program. “We are honored by and appreciate the trust and confidence the Republic of Korea has placed in the 5th Generation […]


Luke Air Force Base Receives First F-35A Lightning II

Luke Air Force Base Receives First F-35A Lightning II

The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 56th Fighter Wing was officially delivered during a ceremony attended by dignitaries and hundreds of local civic leaders, wing military and civilian members here today. The F-35A Conventional Takeoff and […]


South Korea to finalise F-35 jet fighter deal this year

South Korea to finalise F-35 jet fighter deal this year

South Korea plans to finalise the purchase of 40 next-generation F-35 jet fighters from US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin later this year, Seoul’s military procurement agency said. “We will… push to sign the contract in the third quarter… after testing […]


First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

First Combat Deployable F-22s Arrive At Tyndall Air Force Base

Tyndall Air Force Base received the first five-of-24 F-22 Raptors scheduled to transfer from Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., Jan. 6 as part of their new combat mission. The aircraft are now a part of the 95th Fighter Squadron, which […]


F-35B Lightning II Impresses RAF Pilot as Training continues in USA

F-35B Lightning II Impresses RAF Pilot as Training continues in USA

As training with the new F-35B Lightning II stealth aircraft continues in Florida, USA, a Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot has described how impressed he is with the ‘game-changing’ jet. Flight Lieutenant Hugh Nichols completed his first sortie in the […]


First F-35 for Australia Takes Shape In Fort Worth

First F-35 for Australia Takes Shape In Fort Worth

Lockheed Martin and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) celebrated the beginnings of the first F-35 Lightning II for Australia yesterday. The aircraft, designated as AU-1, officially began the mate process, where major components of the aircraft are joined together […]


Strike Fighter Squadron 101 Hosts F-35C Lightning II Rollout Ceremony

Strike Fighter Squadron 101 Hosts F-35C Lightning II Rollout Ceremony

The Navy’s first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft squadron, the “Grim Reapers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101, hosted a rollout ceremony for their new aircraft at the squadron’s home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Oct.1. The rollout […]


US F-35 jet plagued by shoddy quality control: audit

US F-35 jet plagued by shoddy quality control: audit

The US military’s bureaucratic watchdog on Monday accused companies building the F-35 fighter of shoddy management that could jeopardize the reliability, performance and cost of the aircraft. The Pentagon inspector general cited 363 problems in the design and manufacture of […]


Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Pentagon considers canceling F-35 program

Leaked documents from a Pentagon budget review suggest that the agency is tired of its costly F-35 fighter jets, and has thoughts about canceling the $391.2 billion program that has already expanded into 10 foreign countries. Pentagon officials held a […]


 
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