News: Edwards AFB

  • Lockheed Vice President Lauds F-35 Workforce

    Lockheed Vice President Lauds F-35 Workforce

    412th Test Wing Public Affairs // August 04, 2017
    Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin F-35 executive vice president and general manager, visited the Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force July 20 and hosted an all hands event in one of the ITF’s hangars.
  • F-35C Targeting System Guides Weapon to Moving Target

    F-35C Targeting System Guides Weapon to Moving Target

    Edwards AFB, California / 412th Test Wing Public Affairs // April 20, 2017
    The F-35 Integrated Test Force recently performed another first-of-its-kind test when the aircraft released a laser-guided bomb against a moving target.
  • Hill AFB Fighter Wings Bring First F-35A to Red Flag

    Hill AFB Fighter Wings Bring First F-35A to Red Flag

    U.S. Air Force - 388th Fighter Wing // January 23, 2017
    Pilots and maintainers from the 388th and 419th Fighter Wings deployed the F-35A Lightning II to Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 20, 2017 for exercise Red Flag.
  • Edwards AFB Squadron Tests Missile for European Ally’s F-35

    Edwards AFB Squadron Tests Missile for European Ally’s F-35

    Edwards AFB // November 04, 2016
    From Norway to Australia, members from a number of allied and partner nations have come to Edwards Air Force Base to team with base units to test systems, enhance international cooperation and advance their own air force’s capabilities.
  • F-35 Completes First Live Air-to-Air Kill Test

    F-35 Completes First Live Air-to-Air Kill Test

    F-35 Joint Program Office // August 01, 2016
    U.S. Air Force test pilot, Maj. Raven LeClair, employed an AIM-9X missile from an F-35A's external wing against an aerial drone target in restricted military sea test range airspace
  • Air Force Pilots, Maintainers on F-35 Pros and Cons

    Air Force Pilots, Maintainers on F-35 Pros and Cons

    Defense News // May 11, 2016
    As the Air Force races to declare its F-35 jets operational before the end of the year, observers are still warning about schedule delays, a faulty logistics system, and software glitches.
  • Marine Osprey Flies in to Fuel Up F-35B

    Marine Osprey Flies in to Fuel Up F-35B

    412th Test Wing Public Affairs // May 02, 2016
    This was the first time an MV-22 has refueled an F-35. Both ground refueling and air-to-air refueling are important pieces to the Marine Corps' MAGTF operational construct.