WASHINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - The Pentagon on Wednesday announced it had finalized a $1.1 billion contract with Pratt & Whitney, a unit of United Technologies Corp, to build 38 engines for a sixth batch of F-35 fighter …
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(CNN) — Three years behind schedule and some $200 billion over its original budget, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is finally set to become operational this month. The fighter jet has been in development for nearly 15 …
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(Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan, F-35 program executive officer, address the Senate Armed Services Committee.US Air Force photo) ARLINGTON, Virginia — "This program is not out of control," Lt. Gen. Chris …
WASHINGTON The Pentagon's F-35 program office on Friday said it was "laser-focused" on finishing development of the software needed for the U.S. Marine Corps to start using its Lockheed Martin Corp F-35
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WASHINGTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) --The F-35 program is not "out of control" as President-elect Donald Trump suggests, the head of the F-35 program office asserted. F-35 executive director Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan …
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SALT LAKE CITY — Republican Rep. Bob Bishop, whose district includes Hill Air Force Base, says President-elect Donald Trump's criticism of the high price tag of the F-35 is "appropriate," but stresses the importance of …
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When the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) competition was awarded to Lockheed Martin in late 2001, there was much excitement. The time was right to begin with a next generation fighter program to replace aging fleets in the …
As the Pentagon prepares for Canada’s withdrawal from the F-35 jet program, lawmakers in Washington are raising concerns that the U.S. too will have to cut its numbers of stealth fighters because of increasing costs. …
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Tuesday marked a historical milestone for the F-35 Lightning II program. The 200 th operational jet, the second delivery for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force, departed Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth production facility here …
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