Tag Archives: F-35

First fifth generation F-35 welcomed to BAE Systems Australia

The first F-35 Joint Strike Fighter arrived at BAE Systems Australia’s Williamtown facility recently and was officially welcomed at an event today. The aircraft was welcomed by Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Minister for Defence Linda Reynolds, Minister for Defence Industry Melissa Price, Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld …

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F-35 Proposal Submitted to Swiss Government

On Nov. 18, the U.S. government and Lockheed Martin submitted an F-35 proposal to the Swiss government in support of Switzerland’s New Fighter Aircraft (NFA) competition. The F-35 proposal is a total package offering that includes up to 40 F-35A aircraft, a sustainment solution tailored to Swiss autonomy requirements, and …

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Raytheon awarded $560M for F-35’s engine spare parts

an Australian F-35A Lighting II aircraft at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., June 27, 2018. Photo by Staff Sgt. Jensen Stidham

Raytheon Co., one of the world’s largest defense contractors, has received a $579,8 million contract for F-35’s engine spare parts and supports. The contract, from Naval Air Systems Command and announced on Friday, provides unit and depot level F135 propulsion system spare parts, spare engines and modules in support of …

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F-35 Proposal to Canada Submitted

On July 30, the U.S government submitted the Request for Proposal (RFP) response for the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) built F-35 to Canada in support of their Future Fighter Capability Project.  Canada has been a valued partner since the inception of the Joint Strike Fighter competition. Canadian industry plays an integral role in the …

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F-35 By the Numbers

From the first production aircraft to now – the worldwide F-35 fleet has logged over 100,000 flight hours and accomplished several significant “firsts.” See the facts & figures. Learn more about the F-35 at f35.com.

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F-35 fires AIM-9X® air-to-air missile for the first time

TUCSON, Ariz., (July 11, 2016) — In a joint U.S. Air Force-Navy test, a F-35A intercepted an airborne target using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X® Block I, the first short-range, air-to-air missile to be integrated on the next-generation fighter. The test proved the AIM-9X’s ‘end-to-end’ system capability on the …

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