On the 24th of July 2014, Australia took delivery of it’s first ever F-35A, designated AU-1 by Lockheed Martin. The jet is over 2 years late (comparatively to initial estimates) and cost the Australian tax payer $125 Million. 209 more words
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Pro-Russia separatist rebels shot down two Ukrainian military planes over eastern Ukraine Wednesday, a spokesperson for Ukraine’s National Defense and Security Council told TIME. Both pilots ejected from their aircraft but… 271 more words
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy and Air Force have approved a limited return to flight for their new-generation F-35 fighter jet, keeping alive the possibility that it could make an appearance at the Farnborough International Airshow in England this week. 315 more words
Lightning did not strike at the Farnborough International Air Show on Monday.
Farnborough’s star attraction—the F-35 Lightning II, a fifth-generation fighter jet also known as the Joint Strike Fighter—was due to make its international air show debut this month. 596 more words
Japan‘s Mitsubishi built ATD-X experimental stealth fighter has emerged! This technology demonstrator, known within the Japanese Ministry Of Defense as the “Spirit of The Heart… 88 more words