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British F-35B to Carry Meteor Missiles from 2024

April 21, 2017 by · Comment
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The United Kingdom is preparing its F-35 Lightning II to carry and operate the Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) as its principal long-range air/air weapon.
              

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US Air Force F-35A Deploy to Europe

April 14, 2017 by · Comment
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The Air Force will deploy a small number of F-35A Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft this weekend on a long-planned training deployment to Europe, Pentagon officials announced today.
              

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Autonomous Strike – a New Milestone in Manned-Unmanned Teaming

April 10, 2017 by · Comment
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Marine Corps Deploy F-35B to Japan

January 18, 2017 by · Comment
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The first F-35B Lightning II aircraft, belonging to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121, Marine Aircraft Group 12, arrived at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni today (January 18, 2017) beginning the squadron’s permanent basing at the air station.
              

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Protected: A Gunslinger with Bad Eyesight?

January 16, 2017 by · Comment
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New Wings for the Italian Air Force

December 19, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: IAI, Israel, Italy, Syndicated Industry News 

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F-35 Thermal Scan Highlights New Stealth Features

August 12, 2016 by · Comment
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f35_thermal_view_1021FLIR Systems published today a short video depicting the F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation fighter during its flight display at the recent Farnborough Airshow (2016). The clip shows the JSF after a simulated takeoff, in forward flight, approach to vertical landing and hover. While the video highlights the extremely hot air exhaust during vertical hovering, […]
              

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US Air Combat Command Declares F-35A ‘Combat Ready’

August 2, 2016 by · Comment
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F-35A Lightning II aircraft receive fuel from a KC-10 Extender from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., July 13, 2016, during a flight from England to the U.S. The fighters were returning to Luke AFB, Ariz., after participating in the world's largest air show, the Royal International Air Tattoo. (Photo: U.S. Air Force by Madelyn Brown)The F-35A Lightning II fifth generation fighter aircraft was declared ‘combat ready’ today by Gen. Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command. The 34th Fighter Squadron of the 388th Fighter Wing, based at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the service’s first operational F-35A squadron, having met all the established criteria for Initial Operational Capability
              

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First Israeli F-35 ‘Adir’ is Airborne

July 28, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Lockheed Martin, Syndicated Industry News 
F-35I_10210The first F-35 bound to Israel made its maiden flight June 25 from Fort Worth, Texas, flown by Lockheed Martin's test pilot. The aircraft will now conduct a series of flight tests to confirm its airworthiness.
              

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US Air Force F-35A – On Track for Operational Capability

June 22, 2016 by · Comment
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Pre_ioc_f35_mtnhome_1021The F-35A is on track to be declared Initially Operationally Capable (IOC) between August and December this year. In IOC configuration, the aircraft will be able to penetrate areas with developed air defenses, provide close air support to ground troops and be readily deployable to conflict theaters.
              

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F-35A ADIR: Maintaining israel’s Air Dominance Against Growing Threats

June 22, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Syndicated Industry News 
Israel's first F-35, tail number 901 seen on the official rollout ceremony at Ft. Worth, June 22, 2016. Photo: Lockheed MartinIsrael officially received today the first of 33 F-35A 'ADIR' joint strike fighters ordered for the Israel Air & Space Force. The new aircraft will be one of two F-35A fighters expected to arrive in Israel before year's end.
              

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Denmark Downselects F-35 to Replace its Aging F-16s

May 12, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Denmark, Syndicated Industry News 
japan-carousel__mainThe Danish Prime minister and defense minister Denmark confirmed today the Danish government recommendation to buy 27 F-35A Lightning II aircraft for the F-16A/B Fighter Replacement Program (FRP). Part of an ongoing process that began in 2005, the recent announcement reaffirms the Danish plan to buy the plane, following the downselection process through open competition.
              

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Denmark Downselects F-35 to Replace its Aging F-16s

May 12, 2016 by · Comment
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First USMC F-35B unit to Deploy to Japan in 2017

February 18, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Japan, Syndicated Industry News 
img_9995The US Marine Corps is planning to deploy the first F-35B unit to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan within a year. “We are operating the airplane, training in the airplane, making us ready to deploy to the Pacific,” Lieutenant General Jon M. Davis, deputy commandant for aviation Said. The US Air Force is planning to deploy its first
              

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First USMC F-35B unit to Deploy to Japan in 2017

February 18, 2016 by · Comment
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F-35C Completes First Arrested Landing Aboard Aircraft Carrier

November 3, 2014 by · Comment
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Israel cancels planned procurement of V-22 Tilt-Rotor aircraft

October 30, 2014 by · Comment
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Pentagon reaches agreement to purchase 43 F-35s under LRIP 8 at 3.6% lower cost

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Turkey, US to modify the SOM cruise missile for use with F-35

October 23, 2014 by · Comment
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Defense Update 2014-08-26 09:03:07

August 26, 2014 by · Comment
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F-35 industry team to invest $170 million to reduce the JSF production cost

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Israel’s F-35s will Carry the Spice 1000 Guided Weapons

February 11, 2014 by · Comment
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How much the F-35 Really Cost?

January 3, 2014 by · Comment
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AIM-9X Block III to Become a BVR Missile

July 22, 2013 by · Comment
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Is Seoul Underestimating its Fighter Procurement Costs?

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