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2014-03-31 08:21:42

MELBOURNE, Australia, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A ceremony was held today at Australian company, Marand, commemorating the delivery of the first ship of Australian made F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter vertical tails. The Honourable Dr. Denis Napthine, Premier of Victoria and The Honourable Michael Ronaldson, Senator for Victoria representing the Defence Minister were among the distinguished guests in attendance. This delivery of the first major air frame components...

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. Turkish officials at the event included the nation's Minister of National Defense, Vecdi Gonul; Undersecretary for Defense Industries Murad Bayar; Turkish Air Force Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Abidin Unal; General Manager of the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation Lt. Gen....

2011-03-15 00:00:29

Visit Highlights Benefits of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program to Canada's Workforce Waterloo, Ontario, Canada (Vocus/PRWEB) March 14, 2011 Virtek Vision International, a business unit of Gerber Technology, hosted Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper last Friday. Harper is visiting Canadian companies involved in the U.S. government's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program to highlight the benefits of the program to Canada's workforce. During the visit, Harper witnessed first-hand how Virtek's...

2011-02-25 17:07:00

AVALON, Australia, Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will provide media briefings on a broad range of products on offer to the Australian Defence Force and regional partners during the 2011 Australian International Air Show and Aerospace & Defence Exposition, being held in Geelong, Victoria, over March 1-4th. The corporation's most comprehensive exhibit in the history of the Avalon air show will also highlight the long and close relationship Lockheed Martin...

2010-12-15 09:45:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On Thursday, Dec. 9, the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II program team reached its 2010 goal of 394 test flights jointly established by the Joint Strike Fighter Program Office and Lockheed Martin. Since the first flight of the F-35 on Dec. 15, 2006, the program has logged a total of 531 flights, expanding the performance envelope of the three F-35 variants and testing the mission systems. "We exceeded our 394-flight goal and...

2010-09-13 07:00:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A groundbreaking cryogenic titanium machining process, planned for use in the production of Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter, will make its public debut at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2010, Sept. 13-18 in Chicago. IMTS is the largest and longest running manufacturing technology trade show in the United States. The new process brings numerous improvements over existing...

2010-07-16 10:30:00

TORONTO, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Magellan Aerospace commends the Government of Canada for its decision to proceed with the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program as the choice for Canada's future fighter aircraft. This decision conveys the government's commitment that the JSF F-35 aircraft is the right aircraft for Canada to replace the CF18 fleet toward the end of the decade. The Fifth Generation F-35 will deliver superior capability, critical interoperability with allies, and...

2010-02-02 17:43:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II short takeoff/vertical landing (STOVL) stealth fighter today became the fifth F-35 to begin flight operations. The jet, known as BF-3, departed the runway near Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth plant at 4:02 p.m. CST for its first flight. During the one-hour sortie, F-35 Chief Test Pilot Jon Beesley tested the aircraft's handling qualities, engine functionality, landing gear operation and basic...

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...


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