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F-35A refuels

Recently posted on Lockheed Martin’s flickr stream is this glorious image of an F-35A performing an aerial refueling trial over the Pacific. 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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Turkey retires first squadron of F-4 Phantoms

Turkey has disbanded its first squadron of McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom strike aircraft, under a transition plan leading to its future operation of Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Continue reading…

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Lockheed Martin F-22 production line

Earlier this month Stephen Trimble’s blog The DEW Line reported that the US Secretary of Defense Robert Gates recommended halting the Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor  production at 186 aircraft. Pictured here is the F-22 production line. In the meantime, the US Air Force has cleared a five-year upgrade project to allow the Lockheed Martin F-22A Raptor to communicate with other […]

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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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