• Featured Australia News

    Laying the Groundwork for the F-35

    With the first Australian F-35As due to arrive in December 2018, work is continuing apace to prepare facilities and systems for the fifth generation fighters. ADM spoke with some key people, including JSF Division head AVM Leigh Gordon, for an update on progress.

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    Marine Corps: F-35 Is The Best Thing On The Block

    This morning at the Avalon Airshow US Marine Corps (USMC) Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Lieutenant General Jon "Dog" Davis discussed USMC aviation in the Pacific, notably the standing up of F-35 squadrons; he also provided an update on the Marines' experiences with the joint strike fighter to date.

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    Marine Corps: F-35 Is The Best Thing On The Block
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    Avalon 2017: F-35 Transforming US Marine Corps’ Aviation Capabilities

    The Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is transforming the aviation combat capabilities of the US Marine Corps (USMC), with early simulated trials showing unprecedented levels of mission success compared with legacy platforms, a senior service official noted on 28 February.

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Australia News

  • Joint Strike Fighter Contract To Boost Hunter Jobs

    NBN News // November 09, 2016
    Hundreds of millions of dollars will flow into the Hunter, off the back of news Australia will handle maintenance and repairs for the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia Pacific.
  • JSF Announcement to Create Defence Industry Jobs

    Australia Minister for Defence // November 08, 2016
    In a major win for the nation’s defence industry, Australia has been chosen to provide Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade for the componentry of the Joint Strike Fighter in the Asia Pacific Region worth approximately $100 million to our economy, creating and sustaining hundreds if not thousands of jobs.
  • Joint Strike Fighter a Government-Industry Partnership Exemplar?

    The Mandarin // June 17, 2016
    Kim Gillis, the Department of Defence’s deputy secretary for its capability acquisition and sustainment group, told the 2016 Defence Industry Conference he believed there was no other program that better demonstrates the value of partnerships to build capability.