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Editor’s note: Just so you don’t think we only print articles critical of the F-35 ... Despite its numerous setbacks, the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is on the right track to meet aircraft delivery deadlines, the program’s ...
ECN · 4/17/2015
LUKE AFB, Ariz., 21 April 2014. Personnel at the 56th Fighter Wing at Luke Air Force Base (AFB) – responsible for training F-16 and F-35 fighter pilots and maintainers, qualifying instructors, conducting conversion pilot training, instructing forward air ...
intelligent-aerospace.com · 4/21/2015
Software flaws continue to plague the development of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, causing some operational tests to be scrubbed last year and software fixes to be put off until the next stage of the program, according to the annual report from the ...
Defense Systems · 1/28/2015
AVALON, Australia, Feb 27 (Reuters) - The Pentagon program chief for the F-35 warplane slammed the main contractors on the program, Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney, accusing them of trying to "squeeze every nickel" out of the U.S. government …
Fox Business · 2/27/2013
Lockheed Martin‘s (NYSE:LMT) F-35 fighter jet program is continuing to witness growth in the global fighter jet markets. In an announcement made by the Pentagon, it was revealed that the defense contractor has won a $920 million contract to procure ...
Trefis · 6/10/2015
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program -- already the most expensive defense acquisition program in U.S. history -- just got even more costly, to the tune of $771 million. The Pentagon informed the Senate Armed Services Committee Monday that the first 28 ...
ABC News · ByLee Ferran · 7/14/2011
The F-35 program surrounding Lockheed Martin's long-anticipated new "fifth-generation" fighter jet has not created as many jobs as the major weapon’s supplier said it would, according to critics. Having initially promised the F-35 program would support ...
News Max · 1/23/2014
The U.S. Marine Corps on Friday said the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is finally ready for combat, a milestone for the world’s most expensive weapons program and one that is likely to shift debate to the jet’s capabilities. The announcement by Marine ...
Wall Street Journal · ByDoug Cameron andDoug.cameron · 8/1/2015
Former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter last month said the Pentagon's F-35 program manager told him he had kept the fees high because he liked the Lockheed executive in charge, and the company official had said he would be fired if the fees fell ...
Yahoo News · 6/17/2014
Much has been written about the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program over the last decade. Cost overruns, schedule slips and reliability issues have plagued the fifth-generation military aircraft being developed by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT).
Yahoo Finance · 8/22/2014