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  • First Italian-assembled F-35 rolls off the line


    The first Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II built outside the USA rolled off the final assembly and check out line at Cameri air base in Italy on 12 March.


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  • DoD revamping F-35 maintenance plan


    ​The US Department of Defense is revamping a 14-year-old strategy for maintaining a global fleet of Lockheed Martin...


  • P&W to re-evaluate interim fix for F135 engine problem


    ​An interim fix for a critical safety problem in the F135 engine for the Lockheed Martin F-35 could soon become...


  • No US military aircraft in Paris flying display


    ​US military aircraft will be absent from the flying display at this year Paris air show, although show organisers are...


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  • DoD revamping F-35 maintenance plan

    News | 14 Apr 2015 23:28 | Stephen Trimble

    ​The US Department of Defense is revamping a 14-year-old strategy for maintaining a global fleet of Lockheed Martin F-35 fighters that relies heavily on a currently dysfunctional automated system and a just-in-time logistics model managed by the contractor.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DoD-revamping-F-35-maintenance-plan-411210/
  • P&W to re-evaluate interim fix for F135 engine problem

    News | 08 Apr 2015 03:33 | Stephen Trimble

    ​An interim fix for a critical safety problem in the F135 engine for the Lockheed Martin F-35 could soon become permanent or be replaced by a redesigned system, Pratt & Whitney says.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/PW-to-re-evaluate-interim-fix-for-F135-engine-problem-410932/
  • No US military aircraft in Paris flying display

    News | 24 Mar 2015 17:05 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​US military aircraft will be absent from the flying display at this year Paris air show, although show organisers are holding out hope that the Bombardier CSeries would make its major show debut at the event.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/No-US-military-aircraft-in-Paris-flying-display-410510/
  • New report shows slow, steady unit cost drop for F-35

    News | 23 Mar 2015 11:32 | Dan Parsons

    ​The overall cost of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II programme will come in at about $7.5 billion less than previously expected, according to the 2015 selected acquisition report.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-report-shows-slow-steady-unit-cost-drop-for-F-35-410439/
  • RAAF’s first F-35A pilot takes to the skies

    News | 23 Mar 2015 03:15 | Greg Waldron

    The Royal Australian Air Force’s first pilot of the Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighter has completed his first flight.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAAFs-first-F-35A-pilot-takes-to-the-skies-410425/
  • ANALYSIS: Strength of UK's offensive fleet hangs on upcoming SDSR

    News | 19 Mar 2015 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    The island state of the UK is positioned – both politically and geographically – within a number of ongoing international conflicts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Strength-of-UKs-offensive-fleet-hangs-on-upcoming-SDSR-409587/