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F-35 dual refuel

This one from Lockheed Martin as the F-35C completes the latest test point on its long road to certification.

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F-35B does the hovering

To celebrate the F-35 surpassing 5,000 flight hours last month, Lockheed Martin has pushed out this lovely picture of the B-model doing its STOVL thing. Lockheed Martin

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F-35 rocks and, indeed, rolls

Now this we like. Culled from the UK’s defence images Flickr stream is this little cracker showing a Lockheed Martin F-35 test aircraft rolling over and begging for a biscuit (metaphorically speaking). Nice, eh? UK Ministry of Defence

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US Navy’s future F/A-XX?

US Navy future fighter programme F/A-XX

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F-35 promised a starring role in Top Gun 2

Following on from Steve Trimble’s blog post over on thedewline (the latter half of which may have been written after one too many mint juleps), we give you a snapshot of how the Lockheed Martin F-35 might look in Top Gun 2. Cue that god-awful soundtrack… Credit: Lockheed Martin

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Rare good news for the F-35 with Japan win

The Lockheed Martin F-35 gets a lot of bad press: programme delays, flight test woes, cost overruns, budget scrutiny… the list is depressingly long. All that, of course, obscures what a piece of work the JSF is. Now it’s got a rare piece of good news with Japan’s decision to pick it to replace its aging F-4 […]

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Flight International 14-20 December: world air force directory & F-35

This week Flightglobal publication Flight International presents its annual, and free, directory of the world’s air forces.We also look at common threads across nations. Budgetary pressures have influenced nations around the world over the last year in how they operate their existing military aircraft and seek to acquire more capable and cost-effective replacements.We look at […]

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F-22 to communicate with stealth and non stealth aircraft

The US Air Force has cleared a five-year upgrade project to allow the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor to communicate with other stealthy – and perhaps some non-stealthy – aircraft types. The project will cost roughly $900 million. Continue reading…

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Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

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