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The F-35 Lightning II
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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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The Joint Strike Fighter Program is seeking qualified individuals with the following expertise to fill the following positions:

  • Business and Financial Analysts
  • Contracts Specialists
  • Cost/Earned Value Analysts
  • General Engineers
  • Logistics and Sustainment
  • Program Analysts
  • Program Management

See our Careers Page for additional information about JSF-related employment opportunities.

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F-35Bs Lightning II aircraft leaving Japan for Korea Marine Exercise Program

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17 May - Turning Points Convinced Bogdan F-35 Would Succeed
It wasn’t until Lt. Gen. Christopher Bogdan had been F-35 Program Executive Officer for about 20 months...

15 May - Air Force to Release F-35 Weight Restrictions Secretary of the Air Force Public Affairs
Air Force leaders recently removed the restriction that kept pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying the F-35A...

9 May - First Italian JFS STOVL Assembled at Cameri, Italy
The Roll-Out Ceremony for the first Short Take Off-Vertical Landing Joint Strike Fighter, F-35B Lightning II assembled entirely...

26 April -SACEUR Visits RAF Lakenheath with Arrival of USAF F-35s
General Curtis Scaparrotti, Commander of European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, visited Airmen at RAF Lakenheath in conjunction with a deployment of F-35A Lightning II’s...

25 April - F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time
F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time...

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