Latest F-35 Lightning II Stories

2011-06-16 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK's (NYSE: ATK) Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM) recently completed an initial flight integration test on the EA-18G Growler electronic warfare aircraft in May and has completed multiple flight hours of integration testing on FA-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft.

2011-06-14 14:47:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Since the last F-35 flight test program update issued May 11, Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II 5th Generation multirole fighter conducted 93 test flights, bringing the total number of flights for the year to 411.

2011-06-08 07:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced its media briefing schedule for the 2011 Paris Air Show.

2011-06-07 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Systems International, LLC (VSI), the only combat proven helmet mounted display provider, accepted the Silver Boeing Performance Excellence Award for the 3rd consecutive time today.

2011-05-30 05:35:00

One of the largest defense contractors for the US military, Lockheed Martin, became the target of a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack.

2011-05-27 10:00:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has played a significant role in assessing noise exposure for the East and West Coast basing of the U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II (aka Joint Strike Fighter) aircraft. Wyle supported TEC Inc.

2011-05-23 09:47:00

ANKARA, Turkey, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Turkish Aerospace Industries, Inc. (TAI) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) unveiled the first of 30 new Turkish-built F-16s in ceremonies today at TAI's facility near Ankara.

2011-05-16 07:09:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded Pratt & Whitney a $1.13 billion contract for F135 production engines to power the F-35 Lightning II.

2011-05-09 14:40:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has accepted into its fleet the first of a planned 1,763 production-model Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighters.

2011-05-06 07:07:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 engine for low rate initial production (LRIP) 3 to the U.S. Government for the F-35 Lightning II program.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.