Latest Joint Strike Fighter Program Stories

2009-11-16 08:42:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) first optimized conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35 Lightning II fighter made its inaugural flight on Saturday, Nov.

2009-10-28 11:48:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II team has established three new leadership positions to ensure a successful F-35 Initial Operational Capability (IOC) and introduction into U.S. military fleets.

2009-10-23 14:47:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct.

2009-06-17 11:51:00

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- International participants in the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II program have begun purchasing aircraft and making long-range commitments to integrate the fighter into their fleets, a Lockheed Martin executive said Wednesday at the Paris Air Show. "Since the start of the year, we have seen the United Kingdom commit to the purchase of their first three operational test and evaluation (OT&E) aircraft, Italy approve in principle the...

2009-06-15 16:44:00

FORT WORTH, Texas and PARIS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A detailed, full-scale representation of the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter rolled out of the Fort Worth factory today, with production-representative Very Low Observable airframe structure and coatings.

2009-03-19 10:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, March 19 /PRNewswire/ --British Defense Secretary John Hutton announced on Wednesday that the United Kingdom will purchase three Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II operational test aircraft, signaling the U.K.'s commitment to the upcoming Operational Test and Evaluation phase of the Joint Strike Fighter program.

2009-02-23 15:48:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will highlight the company's major programs at the 2009 Air Force Association Air Warfare Symposium, Feb. 26-27, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel in Orlando, Fla.

2005-12-16 02:43:16

By Jim Wolf WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The futuristic F-22A "Raptor" fighter jet, designed to dominate the skies well into the 21st century, joined the U.S. combat fleet on Thursday, 20 years after it was conceived to fight Soviet MiGs over Europe.

2005-11-06 03:16:26

By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The United States has re-admitted Israel to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program after the two allies resolved a dispute over Israeli arms exports to China, Israel's defense minister said on Sunday.

2005-09-30 04:30:00

By Mark John BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Lockheed Martin Corp.'s chief executive acknowledged its $245 billion F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program could suffer from strains on the U.S. defense budget, but insisted the project's future was secure.

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