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First Japanese-assembled F-35A has crashed. Twelve remaining JASDF F-35As grounded.
The mishap aircraft, F-35A #79-8705 (construction number AX-05), is the first Japanese-assembled F-35A, and was rolled out in Nagoya on Jun. 5, 2017. The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) F-35A belonging to 302 Hikotai from Misawa Air Base that went missing on Apr. 9, 2019 has crashed. Debris of the wreckage of the...
Turkey to receive first F-35 on Thursday despite opposition from Congress
“The facts are that Turkey produces 844 parts for me, and they are quality parts, affordable parts, and delivered on time,” Joint Strike Fighter Program Executive Officer Vice Adm. Mat Winter Joint Strike Fighter Program Executive Officer Vice Adm. Mat Winter said in an interview with Air Force Magazine that the Block...
Japan would like to sell its Cold War Era F-15s back to U.S. so that Washington can sell them to S.E. Asia
Currently Japan deploys about 200 F-15s. About half the fleet has been overhauled, but the 100 or so fighters being eyed for a sale cannot receive upgrades The Nikkei is reporting that Tokyo is mulling the feasibility of selling some of its aging F-15Js back to the United States.
Japan to deploy its first F-35A Stealth Fighter at Misawa Air Base this month
Currently Japan deploys about 200 F-15s, roughly half of which cannot be upgraded The Nikkei says Japan’s government intends to buy another 100 F-35 fighters to replace some of its aging F-15s. It plans to announce the purchase when it reviews the National Defense Program Guidelines next month. The purchase can be considered a response to China's military buildup, as well as...
Video shows F-35B performing first Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing 
Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing allows the F-35B to carry heavier loads back aboard the warship Taken on Oct. 14, 2018 the interesting video in this post shows an F-35B performing a Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing (SRVL) method for the first time aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth. This approach to land allows the jet to carry heavier loads back aboard the warship. According to...
Worldwide F-35 fleet grounded in the wake of September 28 crash
Investigation into Sep. 28 USMC F-35B crash determined that a fuel tube in the F135 engine needs inspection and replacement All F-35 Lightning IIs with U.S. and foreign militaries were ordered to be grounded after investigation into Sep. 28 U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) F-35B crash determined that a fuel tube in the F135 engine needs inspection and replacement. The pilot safely...
Italy may cut F-35 order
Italian Defence Minister Elisabetta Trenta said that her country will not be buying more F-35 fighters and she is reassessing the current contract for 90 aircraft According Reuters, the new Defense Minister for Italy Elisabetta Trenta has indicated that her country will not be buying more F-35 fighters and she is reassessing the current contract for 90 aircraft. Trenta comes from...
Four British F-35Bs to arrive home next month
Two Royal Navy and two RAF pilots will be at the controls of the F-35Bs for the transatlantic flight F-35Bs will soon be a common sight at RAF Marham in East Anglia from next month onwards as four aircraft will be transferred from the U.S. According the Royal Navy, the Norfolk air base will be the home of the Lightning Force...
"F-35 could detect, track and possibly shoot down ballistic missiles by 2025," Head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency says
Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves hinted that the F-35 could take down a ballistic missile by having a new “fast missile that’s hung on the bottom of” the fighter Head of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves, told the Senate appropriations subcommittee on defense that he expects the F-35 to be capable of detecting, tracking and, possibly, even...
F-35 completes System Development and Demonstration phase
F-35 System Development and Demonstration phase cleared the way for the Block 3F capability to be delivered to the operational warfighter The System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of the F-35 program is winding down after the final developmental test flight was completed on Apr. 11. The final flight occurred at Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland, and saw F-35C...

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