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BAE Debuts F-35 Metal Parts Machinery at Australian Plant

BAE Debuts F-35 Metal Parts Machinery at Australian Plant - top government contractors - best government contracting event

F35A BAE Systems facility in Adelaide, Australia has started operating new machining equipment to produce titanium components for the F-35 fighter aircraft.

BAE makes the metallic parts of F-35 vertical tails by using twin-spindle long spars and longeron machinery, the company said Tuesday.

The company also uses the technology at its F-35 components machining plant in Samlesbury, England.

BAE and machine tools manufacturer Starrag jointly designed the equipment.

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