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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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  • Cost/Earned Value Analysts
  • General Engineers
  • Logistics and Sustainment
  • Program Analysts
  • Program Management

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Norwegian F-35A's successful drag chute verification at Orland Air Force Base, Norway.

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20 Feb - Successful F-35 drag chute test in Norway
While the U.S. Air Force is completing another round of cold-weather testing of the F-35A at Eielson Air Force Base in Alaska, Norway completed a successful verification of the drag chute system...

16 Feb - Battlefield Airmen integrate with F-35, improve air ground dominance
During the F-35 Lightning II's pre-Initial Operational Test and Evaluation, Airmen from the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron had the opportunity...

12 Feb - President's Fiscal 2019 Defense Budget Request Calls for $686.1 Billion
The budget is a strategy-driven document that stresses the nation’s primary goals: to defend the homeland...

9 Feb - LIGHTNING AND THUNDER: The F-35 and F-22 are teaching each other new tricks.
At the outset of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, there were high expectations that it would benefit from lessons learned from its elder stablemate, the F-22 Raptor, also made by Lockheed Martin...

6 Feb - 5th Generation Comms: What’s being done to ensure the F-22 and F-35 can talk to each other ... and the rest of the Air Force?
The F-22 Raptor, the Air Force’s fifth generation air superiority fighter, has been described as a “game-changer” in current Middle East operations, using its advanced sensors to see huge swaths of territory and steer coalition aircraft around threats. it an ideal location for testing the F-35 in a cold weather environment...

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