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BAE Gets of Break from DoD IG

In the interest of fairness, I just noticed this story and thought it best to include it here. We covered this issue when it broke…


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F-35B Takes Flight…n’t

p>Other people can debate whether the JSF is a waste of money, as vulnerable as a clay pigeon at a trap range or the best…


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Advanced STOVL Now Flying

One of the most important aircraft of the 21st Century made its first flight last month — the F-35B Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing (STOVL)…




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STOVL JSF Jumps Closer to Flight Test

Our boy Steve Trimble posted a piece this morning on a series of hover pit tests conducted by Lockheed Martin with it’s F-35B prototype —…


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Lobby Worries About Saudi F-35s

In 1992, the first line combat air strength of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) consisted of approximately 200 aircraft, organized into six fighter/ground-attack squadrons…


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Navy Officials: JSF Costs Under Control

U.S. Navy officials insist the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter won’t bust its budget, despite persistent rumors that the $300 billion acquisition program is on the…


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Israel Looks to STOVL JSF

The IDF assesses that its bases and runways could potentially be targeted by enemy missiles during wartime, leading to a decision to consider the purchase…


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The JSF Finally Flies…

Our boy Box Cox of the Ft. Worth Star Telegram and his gang of zany JSF watchers caught the plane in the act on Friday……


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JSF Still on the Ground?

Our boy Bob Cox from the Fort Worth Star Telegram has been watching out for JSF test flights like some UFO nut-job casing Area 51…and…


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Up Up and Away!…’nt

DT friend Bob Cox of the Fort Worth Star Telegram passed this along to us…poor JSF… The F-35 test aircraft was supposed to begin flying…


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When Will the F-35 Return to Flight?

Following an enforced six-month lay-off, Lockheed Martin is “champing at the bit” to get the F-35 Lightning II back into the air, an ambition it…


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Whose JSF is Stealthier?

Lockheed Martin has been handed another $134 million contract to develop a “partner version” of the JSF “that meets U.S. National Disclosure Policy, but remains…


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Dutch Reveal JSF Costs

The first Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to be ordered by the Netherlands, an F-35A to be used in the Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E) program…


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The Cloudy Future of the JSF

So, is it time to significantly cut the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter buy, leave the 2,400-odd airplane program alone or cut it altogether? Thats the…