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Lockheed awarded $68M contract for F-22 work at Hill AFB

Lockheed awarded $68M contract for F-22 work at Hill AFB

The Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin a $67.8 million contract to help finish a year’s worth of maintenance and repair work for the F-22 Raptor at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. The contract calls for Lockheed to conduct preparation […]


US announces first F-35 in Europe to be based in the UK

US announces first F-35 in Europe to be based in the UK

RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk will become home to the first 2 US F-35 fighter jet squadrons in Europe. The US Department of Defense has announced that RAF Lakenheath will become home to the first 2 US F-35 squadrons in Europe […]


New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

New F-35 Fighters to Join Israeli Air Force in 2019

A new squadron of 19 F-35 jets will be incorporated into the Israeli Air Force beginning in 2019 after the decision to purchase another set of planes was confirmed by the IAF and government officials. These newly engineered fighters are […]


Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

Computer glitch prevents US’ most advanced F-35 fighter jet from firing until 2019 – report

The Pentagon’s fighter jet F-35 may not be fully operational until 2019 due to a newly discovered computer glitch. The $400 billion ultra-sophisticated jet, the most expensive in US history, was expected to enter service in 2015. F-35 is the […]


F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

F-35 European Maintenance Sites Announced

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program office announced today the European locations for heavy engine and heavy air frame maintenance, repair, overhaul and upgrade facilities. “In the European region, F-35 initial air frame MROU capability will be provided […]


Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

Israel Airforce Details F-35 Plans

The establishment of a second F-35 stealth fighters squadron was approved by the Israeli government earlier this week, after a two-year long process. In addition, the government approved the acquisition of precision-guided munitions. The first of the 14 stealth fighters […]


Pakistan wants to buy Chinese stealth aircraft: Minister

Pakistan wants to buy Chinese stealth aircraft: Minister

The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has expressed interest in procuring fourth generation stealth fighter aircraft FC-31 from China. Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain told Dawn.com on Friday the matter was being discussed with Chinese authorities. It is for […]


F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

F-35C Completes First Night Flight Aboard Aircraft Carrier

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter conducted its first carrier-based night flight operations aboard an aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego Nov. 13. Navy test pilot Lt. Cmdr. Ted “Dutch” Dyckman piloted F-35C test aircraft […]


F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

F-35C Initial At-Sea Testing Progressing Aboard USS Nimitz

The F-35C Lightning II, the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter, continues initial sea trials aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) off the coast of Southern California. Through Nov. 6, the fourth day of at-sea testing, two […]


 
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