The F-35 delivers an unrivaled advantage for our pilots, nation, and global partners. A decisive differentiator in near-peer warfare, the F-35 is the most advanced node in the networked 21st Century Warfare operational vision.
Enabling Joint All Domain Operations
- Sensor fusion Connects Systems
- Multi-role Capabilities
- Unmatched Data Sharing
Delivering vast amounts of information to accelerate critical decisions and win the fight.
- Lowest Total Cost to Achieve a Mission Outcome
- Allied Partnerships Further Reduce Costs
Providing value to the warfighter, U.S. taxpayers and our allies across the globe.
Evolving for Tomorrow’s Threats
- Enhanced Electronic Warfare
- Advanced Sensors
- Manned-unmanned Teaming
- Additional Weapons Capacity
Innovating to equip the aircraft with the latest, most advanced capabilities.
“The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the cornerstone of our future fighter force and air superiority. Achieving air superiority in a future fight is strongly dependent on full-spectrum dominance. The F-35 and its 5th Generation capabilities are part of our fighter force design that outpaces key competitors.”
–Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force