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  • Rockwell Collins’ FireStormTM Targeting System Certified for use with F-35

    Rockwell Collins’ FireStormTM Targeting System Certified for use with F-35

    Edwards AFB, California // April 21, 2015
    A current and qualified Forward Air Controller (FAC) from the United Kingdom, using the Rockwell Collins FireStorm Integrated Targeting System, was the first to successfully guide an F-35 Lightning II aircraft digitally using a complete air strike mission thread in both a ground test and live flight.
  • Rolls-Royce Opens New Facility

    Rolls-Royce Opens New Facility

    Inside Indiana Business // April 20, 2015
    Rolls-Royce has opened a repair facility for fighter jet propulsion components in Plainfield.
  • Bogdan Praises Norwegian F-35 Weapons

    Bogdan Praises Norwegian F-35 Weapons

    Defense News // April 17, 2015
    The head of the F-35 joint program office praised on Friday a pair of munitions developed by Norway, despite reluctance from the Pentagon to purchase the weaponry.
  • Luke Conducts First F-35 Training Deployment

    Luke Conducts First F-35 Training Deployment

    Luke AFB, Arizona // April 17, 2015
    The 56th Fighter Wing performed the first F-35 training deployment from Luke Air Force Base, sending 10 aircraft to Nellis AFB, Nevada, for two weeks to see how well the team could conduct operations elsewhere.
  • F-35 To Make Civil Airshow Debut at EAA AirVenture

    F-35 To Make Civil Airshow Debut at EAA AirVenture

    AIN Online // April 17, 2015
    The single-engine F-35A conventional takeoff and landing variant, based with the U.S. Air Force’s 33rd Fighter Wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is scheduled to arrive midway through the event, which will be held from July 20 to 26.
  • F-35C Conducts First Detachment Visit at NAS Lemoore

    F-35C Conducts First Detachment Visit at NAS Lemoore

    Naval Air Force Pacific Public Affairs // April 16, 2015
    Sailors and members of the community had the opportunity to observe an F-35C Lightning II aircraft static display at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California.