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Rebuttal of the Pentagon’s pro-F-35 spin

A few days ago, it was revealed that the F-35 “Joint Strike Fighter” lost all of its close-range combat tests against the legacy F-16 fighter (which the former is intended to replace) when such mock engagements occurred in January of this year. No sooner did such reports emerge than the Pentagon engaged in a heavy spin campaign to protect the ...

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Flying Lockheed’s F-35 jet

So what does it look like to fly a F-35 jet? USAF Lt. Col. Matt Renbarger has been testing out the new F-35, which should be the backbone of air defenses by 2039.

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F-35 Training in High Gear at Eglin AFB

As the lead F-35 training location, the Integrated Training Center at Eglin Air Force Base has qualified pilots and maintainers from the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, the U.K. and the Netherlands. The F-35 training system maximizes simulation to prepare pilots and maintainers before they head to the flight line.

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F-35C’s High Angle of Attack

Hear from the pilots and engineers testing the F-35C carrier variant’s high angle of attack capabilities at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md.

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Vital Roles In Production Of The F-35

Lockheed Martin has started a video series highlighting suppliers to the F-35 and their vital role in production, as well as how the Joint Strike Fighter program has benefited the company and supported jobs. “…working on the F-35 has helped Heroux-Devtek become a leader in aerospace technology and manufacturing.” “GasTOPS president and CEO David Muir speaks about the impact of ...

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Lockheed Martin Celebrates 100th F-35

Lockheed Martin celebrated the 100th F-35 Lightning II in Fort Worth, Texas. The jet will be the first 5th Gen aircraft for Luke Air Force Base.

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Arizona AFB Will Become Training Base for F-35

The U.S. Air Force and Department of Defense announced today that Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona will serve as the new training base for the F-35A Lightening II. In a joint statement Arizona Senators McCain and Kyl wrote: “This is a proud day for the State of Arizona. We are pleased with the Air Force’s decision to station ...

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