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  • First F-35A for Denmark Progressing Towards Delivery

    First F-35A for Denmark Progressing Towards Delivery

    October 21, 2020

    The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II for the Royal Danish Air Force is standing with weight on wheels for the first time, a significant milestone for the jet as it moves down the production line at Lockheed Martin’s mile-long assembly plant in Fort Worth, Texas.

  • Enduring Lightning 3 Exercise

    Enduring Lightning 3 Exercise

    October 19, 2020

    Monday, October 12, 2020, the "Enduring Lightning 3" exercise took place. It was the third joint exercise of 2020 between the Israeli Air Force and the United States Air Force, as part of the two forces' exercise programs.

  • 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…