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2010-01-27 10:51:00

PATUXENT RIVER, Md., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Royal Air Force officer on Tuesday became the first active-duty service pilot from the United Kingdom to take to the skies in a Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II, also known as the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). RAF Squadron Leader Steve Long piloted BF-2, the second short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B, over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md., logging the aircraft's 18th mission. Long departed at 9:55 a.m. EST...

2009-12-22 14:31:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Joint Combat Aircraft (JCA) program has announced that the United Kingdom has received financial approval to purchase its third Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II operational test aircraft, reinforcing the U.K.'s continued commitment to the Joint Strike Fighter program's upcoming Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E). "The U.K. this week received financial approval to go ahead and purchase the third U.K. STOVL...

2006-03-31 09:23:30

BLACKBURN (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told reporters on Friday that differences with Britain over the sensitive issue of defense technology transfer were being worked out. "We are working on any problems about technology sharing. It's a complicated matter, everyone wants to protect technology, but these issues are being worked out as they should, among friends," Rice told reporters on a visit to a UK plant doing work on the U.S.-led Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)...

2006-03-31 05:24:19

BLACKBURN (Reuters) - Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told reporters on Friday that differences with Britain over the sensitive issue of defense technology transfer were being worked out. "We are working on any problems about technology sharing. It's a complicated matter, everyone wants to protect technology, but these issues are being worked out as they should, among friends," Rice told reporters on a visit to a UK plant doing work on the U.S.-led Joint Strike Fighter (JSF)...


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