Eglin launches first F-35 training mission
No matter what uniform they wear, service members of the 33rd Fighter Wing know the launch of the first F-35 Lightning II flight here March 6 is a small step into the next half century of air dominance.
First F-35A for USAF completes first flight
The first F-35A production aircraft that will be delivered to Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, later this year took off from Naval Air Station Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base on Friday, May 6, with Lockheed Martin test pilot Bill Gigliotti at the controls.
Dutch Armed Forces hit hard by cut backs
The Dutch Ministry of Defence has announced cuts that aims to save €1 billion from the defence budget and will see up to 5000 defence jobs, both military & civil servant, being lost.
First F-35C Breaks Sound Barrier
March 4 - The first F-35C test aircraft (CF-1) flew faster than the speed of sound for the first time over a test range near the US Navy and Marine Corps F-35 integrated test facility at Naval Air Station Patuxent River.
Gates to restructure the F-35 JSF program
The US Defence Department has found $154 billion in efficiencies over the next five years and will be able to invest $70 billion of that saved money in more deserving accounts, Defence Secretary Robert M. Gates said today.