F-35B

USS Tripoli recovers and launches the F-35B Lightning II Fifth Generation Fighter for the first time

USS Tripoli recovers and launches the F-35B Lightning II Fifth Generation Fighter for the first time

USS Tripoli recovered an F-35 for the first time As the video in this post shows, an F-35B Lighting II… Read More

2 years ago

The reason why the US will never sell the F-35 Lightning II to Taiwan

The US has already started deliveries of F-35s to both Japan and South Korea, despite the fact that neither country… Read More

2 years ago

Three nations fighter aircraft launch from one aircraft carrier for first time in history

With British, American and Italian F-35B jets taking off from HMS Queen Elizabeth, this marked the first time that three… Read More

2 years ago

“Discussions with Spain about an F-35 order continue despite Madrid denial,” Lockheed Martin says

Despite a firm denial by Madrid, discussions continue with the Spanish government about a potential future order of F-35B and… Read More

2 years ago

700th production F-35 delivered, Lightning II Production Set at 156 Per Year Until Completion

Lockheed Martin is scheduled to deliver 133-139 F-35 Lightning II aircraft this year, 151-153 aircraft in 2022 and anticipates delivering… Read More

3 years ago

F-35 Lightning IIs from Four Nations Integrate with fourth-generation aircraft in Italian Exercise

F-35 Lightning IIs from four nations are participating in exercise Falcon Strike 21 at Amendola Air Base, Italy, from Jun.… Read More

3 years ago

The UK intends to purchase ‘around 60’ F-35B jets and then ‘maybe more up to around 80’, the First Sea Lord says

The British aspiration to buy 138 of the F-35B aircraft over the lifespan of the US-led programme is seen as… Read More

3 years ago

MCAS Cherry Point receives F-35 airframe to support fleet readiness

The F-35 airframe will be used as a depot maintenance trainer as well as a test-bed for sustainment engineering. Fleet… Read More

3 years ago

UK could buy only 48 out of 138 F-35Bs and save money in favor of the Tempest 6 gen fighter

An order for 90 more F-35 Lightning combat jets is to be cancelled in favor of the Tempest fighter. The… Read More

3 years ago

This JSF is the first USMC F-35B to undergo laser peening modifications needed to strengthen the airframes of the STOVL variant of the Lightning II

Experts will apply the high-tech procedure to select F-35B aircraft flown by the US Marine Corps, strengthening the frames of… Read More

3 years ago

USMC East Coast Harrier squadrons gather together for a few last group shots before transitioning to the F-35B

The F-35B will replace the AV-8B Harrier for the US Marine Corps (USMC) in the coming years. Taken on Sep.… Read More

4 years ago

Massive sale of 105 F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to Japan approved

According to the Defense Security Cooperation Agency the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) is for 63 F-35As and 42 F-35Bs. Japan… Read More

4 years ago

‘JASDF’s next fighter to carry more missiles than F-35,’ Japan’s defense minister says

Japan’s defense minister Taro Kono told reporters on Mar. 27, 2020 that his ministry will decide on the development of… Read More

4 years ago

The Pentagon has just placed an order for 78 F-35 fighters

In the meantime, despite the coronavirus, Israeli Air Force (IAF) and US Air Force (USAF) F-35s trained together on Mar.… Read More

4 years ago

US Marine Corps does not have enough pilots to fly the F-35B

USMC Commandant Gen. David Berger has warned that his service does not have enough pilots to fly the F-35B. US… Read More

4 years ago