Latest F-35 Lightning II Stories

2011-07-18 10:07:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two years into its role as the U.S. military's global automotive parts supply-chain manager, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) delivered its five millionth part, helping to keep all U.S. military land-based vehicles operating worldwide.

2011-07-14 14:00:00

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) production model F-35 Lightning II to be assigned to the 33rd Fighter Wing arrived here today at 1:18 p.m. CDT after its more than 90-minute ferry flight from Fort Worth, Texas.

2011-07-05 07:30:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Systems International, LLC (VSI), a leader in advanced Helmet Mounted Display (HMD) technology, recently supported successful operational flights of its Night Vision Cueing and Display / Aviator's Night Vision Imaging System (NVCD/ ANVIS).

2011-06-30 15:42:00

PALMDALE, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has delivered to prime contractor Lockheed Martin Company the first center fuselage of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for the Netherlands. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.globenewswire.com/noc/mediagallery.html?pkgid=9933 Northrop Grumman completed the center fuselage - the core structure around which the F-35 aircraft is built - at the company's manufacturing center in...

2011-06-30 13:15:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced there will be reductions in employment across its Aeronautics business area as part of a plan to improve the affordability of its products and increase operational efficiency. Lockheed Martin currently has about 28,000 employees at its principal Aeronautics sites in Texas, Georgia and California and at six smaller locations in as many states.

2011-06-27 13:49:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) today announced a series of executive moves intended to strengthen its performance on high-priority programs by drawing on top talent from across the enterprise. All of the moves will take effect Aug.

2011-06-21 09:24:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Norwegian parliament unanimously approved the funding of four Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II training jets to begin fulfilling Norway's future air-combat capability requirements.

2011-06-21 06:52:00

PARIS, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney and the U.S. Air Force have begun to overhaul the first F119 engine to reach its mid-life inspection at the F119 Heavy Maintenance Center (HMC) located at Tinker Air Force Base in Oklahoma City, Okla.

2011-06-20 09:07:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a new website for the F-35 Lightning II aircraft at the Paris Air Show today.

2011-06-20 07:30:00

PARIS, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PARIS AIR SHOW -- Pratt & Whitney has delivered the first F135 spare engine to the U.S. Air Force at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to support F-35 Lightning II training operations to begin this summer.

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.
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