Tag Archives: F-35

BAE Achieves Key Production Milestones for the F-35 Fighter

The vehicle management computer and active inceptor system are flight critical systems that provide each F-35 jet with the ability to operate safely and reliably in demanding environments. BAE Systems recently delivered its 3,000th vehicle management computer (VMC) and 1,000th active inceptor system (AIS) to Lockheed Martin for the F-35 …

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BAE Systems to advance F-35 electronic warfare capabilities

BAE Systems received a $493 million contract modification from Lockheed Martin to significantly upgrade and modernize the electronic warfare (EW) system for the F-35 Lightning II, enabling the fifth-generation fighter to quickly detect and address evolving electromagnetic threats in contested battlespaces. Under the contract, BAE Systems will deliver enhanced and …

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F-35 Fighter programme: Patria has a significant role in the national security of supply and in the global F-35 supply chain

The Finnish fighter programme is a significant opportunity for Patria, which has been actively involved in the preparation work supporting the Ministry of Defence and the Finnish Defence Forces. Patria maintains the current fighter fleet and has special skills and unique know-how to support Finland’s overall security of supply through …

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BAE Systems Ramps F-35 Electronic Warfare System Production

BAE Systems, Inc. is providing Lockheed Martin with additional electronic warfare (EW) systems, retrofit kits, and spares for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft. The contract builds on BAE Systems’ on-time delivery of more than 800 state-of-the-art AN/ASQ-239 electronic warfare/countermeasure systems to date, providing F-35 jets with critical situational awareness and survivability capabilities. …

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General Dynamics Mission Systems Delivers 500th Radome for F-35 Aircraft

General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that it has delivered the 500th wideband nose radome to Lockheed Martin for installation aboard U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and international military F-35 aircraft. These radomes physically protect the aircraft’s Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar, while minimizing radio frequency (RF) interference …

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F-35 Best and Final Offer Submitted to Finnish Government

The U.S. government and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) submitted an F-35 best and final offer (BAFO) on April 29, 2021, to the Finnish government in support of its competition to replace its current fighter fleet. The F-35 offering is a total package that includes F-35A aircraft and a sustainment solution …

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NATO F-35 Milestone: First F-35A for Denmark Takes Flight

Earlier this week, L-001, Denmark’s first F-35 Lightning II production aircraft flew its inaugural flight. Denmark is the fifth European NATO nation to fly and operate an F-35, strengthening NATO’s 5th generation airpower foundation. Denmark is joining four other European nations who already operate the F-35: the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Norway and Italy. Like the F-16 before it, the F-35 …

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