Tag Archives: Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

F-35 Sale denied by Trump, No Stealth Fighter Jets For Turkey

F-35 Sale

Amid increasing tensions between Ankara and Washington, the US President Donald Trump has signed the policy which will prevent the F-35 Sale to Turkey.  The Turkish Air Force has ordered 30 units, with 2 units already delivered and has planned to induct 120 units in total. Legal proviso added to stop the F-35 sale to Turkey A proviso has been ...

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14 Stunning Pictures of Stealth Aircraft Around the World

There are only a handful of stealth aircraft flying around the world. I thought of collecting the best pictures of these aircraft for you. Do note though that this list contains only the aircraft that have been flown and will not contain concept aircraft. To make it simple, I have listed only the manned aircraft probably have another list of ...

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United States Air Force prepares F-35 pilots

The arrival the new F-35 at the Eglin Air Force base in Florida has increased the pressure on USAF to get the new pilots ready for combat on shiny new F-35 Lightning II. Lt. Col. Eric Smith became the first airman to fly the new stealth fighter. After years of development and lot of set backs F-35 is finally a ...

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Program Flight Test Update for June

Even amidst technological and political problems, Lockheed Martin seems to have managed to come up with some impressive milestones with it’s costliest project in hand yet. The F-35 Lightning II is a 5th Generation fighter, combining advanced stealth with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor information, network-enabled operations and advanced sustainment. Lockheed Martin is developing the F-35 with its ...

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BAE Systems Opens New F-35 Lightning II Machining Facility

Samlesbury, UK – BAE Systems has formally opened a new state-of-the-art titanium machining facility at its Samlesbury site in Lancashire. The robotic facility will be used to manufacture detail and assembly components of the Aft Fuselage, Vertical Tail and Horizontal Tail for the F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft, further reinforcing BAE Systems’ key role in the world’s largest defence programme. ...

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II in trouble

Problems in the development of F-35 stealth fighter have raised fresh questions from Canada and many other countries. Technical glitches, high cost per unit and postponed production continue to cause problem for fighter program which is a joint venture between the United States and many countries including Canada Israel and Australia. Recent software problem with fuel pump grounded all the ...

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