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The F-35 Lightning II Program (also known
as the Joint Strike Fighter Program) is the Department of Defense's focal point for defining affordable next generation strike aircraft weapon systems for the Navy, Air Force, Marines, and our allies. The F-35 will bring cutting-edge technologies to the battlespace of the future. The JSFs advanced airframe, autonomic logistics, avionics, propulsion systems, stealth, and firepower will ensure that the F-35 is the most affordable, lethal, supportable and survivable aircraft ever to be used by so many warfighters across the globe.


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First refuel for RAAF KC-30A refueller to F-35A

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21 December - F-35 Lightning II Program Meets 2015 Aircraft Delivery Goal
The Department of Defense accepted its 45th F-35 Lightning II aircraft delivery for 2015 meeting the program production goal for...

21 December - Luke F-35 team competes for first time in load crew competition
A Luke Air Force Base F-35 Lightning II crew competed for the first time in a load crew competition Dec. 18 against...

18 December - F-35 intelligence training board outlines future
The first joint service Intelligence Realistic Training Review Board (IRTRB) convened Nov. 30 through Dec. 2 at the 33rd Fighter Wing to review and modify existing...

16 December - Norwegian F-35 flies under Norwegian command for the first time
Maj. Morten Hanche, a Royal Norwegian Air Force F-35 Lightning II student pilot training with the 62nd Fighter Squadron...

15 December - First Japanese-built F-35 Begins Assembly
The first F-35A Lightning II aircraft began its assembly today at the Nagoya, Japan...

14 December - Marine Corps Exercise tests F-35B capabilities
U.S. Marine Lt. Col. James Bardo Commanding Officer of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 briefs Col. William Hooper...

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