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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:

  • IT Specialist (Apply by 24 Jul)
  • 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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Sheppard Graduates First
Intermediate F-35 Avionics Class

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spacer Sheppard graduated the Air Force’s first intermediate class for the F-35 avionics career field June 19, 2014. Avionic maintenance technicians focus on making sure the electronic components of an aircraft function correctly. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jelani Gibson) spacer
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15 July -F-35 Returns to Limited Flight, Officials Rule Out Farnborough
While the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter has returned to limited flying, it will not be appearing at the...

25 June -Sheppard Graduates First Intermediate F-35 Avionics Class
Sheppard graduated the Air Force's first intermediate class for the F-35 avionics career field June 19, 2014...

19 June -'Workhorse' Becomes First F-35 to Achieve 1,000 Flight Hours
AF-2, the second production F-35 Lightning II for the Air Force, became the first F-35 to reach 1,000 flight...

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