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  • Everything You Need to Know about the F-35C

    Everything You Need to Know about the F-35C

    September 11, 2020

    1. It brings stealth to the sea. The F-35C is the first and world’s only long-range stealth strike fighter designed and built explicitly for Navy carrier operations. It’s configuration, embedded sensors, internal fuel and weapons capacity, aligned edges, and state of the art manufacturing processes all contribute to…

  • Transforming Aviation: The F-35’s Past, Present and Future

    Transforming Aviation: The F-35’s Past, Present and Future

    August 19, 2020

    The F-35 represents a leap ahead in aviation innovation. It’s an aircraft that delivers unique characteristics never seen before – 5th generation fighter jet capabilities in a lethal, connected, stealthy package. This National Aviation Day, we look to both the history of the F-35 and its future as it grows, matures…

  • How the F-35 Promotes Job Security During COVID-19

    How the F-35 Promotes Job Security During COVID-19

    August 12, 2020

    Across the world, the COVID-19 pandemic continues to make its impact and the F-35 Program is no exception. At Lockheed Martin, we build the most advanced fighter in the world and we know we cannot do that without our employees and suppliers.

    Our customer's mission never stops, and neither does ours. To support them,…

  • Sealed & Delivered: Canada RFP Response Submitted

    Sealed & Delivered: Canada RFP Response Submitted

    July 31, 2020

    On July 31, the United States Government submitted its request for proposal response to the Canadian government for the Future Fighter Capability Project. In 2018, Canada officially began their competitive process to replace the Royal Canadian Air Force fleet of CF-18 aircraft. The Canadian government plans to procure…

  • 617 Squadron Train with NATO Colleagues

    617 Squadron Train with NATO Colleagues

    July 23, 2020

    F-35B Lightning aircraft from 617 Squadron joined F16 and F-35 aircraft from the Royal Netherlands Air Force, F16s from the Royal Belgian Air Force and USAF F-15s from Lakenheath in a joint training exercise over the North Sea earlier this week.

  • Three Things to Know About F-35 Sustainment

    July 16, 2020

    At Lockheed Martin, The Flight Line is the Center of Gravity – where we deliver 5th Gen sustainment capabilities to ensure F-35 mission readiness, anytime and anywhere.

    The F-35 delivers transformational capabilities to the warfighter, with every aircraft delivery and every flight hour. The F-35 team continues to get…