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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-35B Squadron Ready for Worldwide Deployment

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spacer An F-35 Lightning II assigned to the 61st Fighter Squadron at Luke Air Force Base takes off, July 28, 2015. Since 2010, the F-35 has flown more than 30,000 hours. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Staci Miller) spacer
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21 August - Construction underway on F-35B hangar
Construction is underway on an F-35B Lightning II hangar aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort...

20 August - F-35A plays role for first time in USAFWS Integration Phase
The F-35A Lightning II achieved another major milestone during the recent capstone large-force employment event, known as...

20 August - F-35A’s fires 25mm gun at full capacity
An F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 millimeter Gatling gun during a ground test at Edwards Air Force Base earlier this month...

20 August - Lt. Gen. Bogdan visits MCAS Beaufort, F-35
Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan visited Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort Aug. 19 to see how the F-35 program is progressing and developing...

19 August - F-35 ITF reaches historic sortie milestone at ‘lightning’ speed
The Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force, which oversees all three test variants of the F-35 Lightning II, has proved its resolve to test and equip...

12 August - U.S. Marine Corps Moves Forward with F-35 Transition
The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability (IOC) on July 31, 2015 with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs...

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