Tag Archives: F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

BAE-Northrop-DECA Team Obtains UK Defense Ministry Acquisition Award

A partnership of BAE Systems, Northrop Grumman and U.K.’s defense electronics and components agency has received recognition from the British defense ministry for their collaborative efforts under the F-35 Lightning II program. MoD honored the bid team called Team UK during the Minister for Defense Procurement Acquisition Awards ceremony that took place Nov. 28 at …

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Reports: Germany Wants Lockheed-Built F-35 for Tornado Fighter Aircraft Replacement

The German air force has indicated a preference for Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft to replace the service’s fleet of Tornado fighter jets, Jane’s 360 reported Wednesday. A senior official from Germany’s air force told Jane’s 360 that the military branch has shortlisted potential Tornado replacements and it believes F-35 meets …

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Capt. Emily Grabowski: Raytheon Works to Meet USAF Small Diameter Bomb Delivery Schedule

Capt. Emily Grabowski, a U.S. Air Force spokeswoman, has said the service branch believes Raytheon could supply enough Small Diameter Bomb II units for initial deployment on the F-15E Strike Eagle aircraft by 2019, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Grabowski told Bloomberg in an email the company “has worked diligently to address technical discoveries and is implementing …

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US Govt Picks BAE’s Australian Arm to Oversee F-35 APAC Warehouse

The U.S. government has selected BAE Systems‘ Australia-based subsidiary to manage the Asia-Pacific regional warehouse of the F-35 Lightning II program. Australia’s defense department said Saturday it estimates the assignment could bring in approximately $237 million in operations and infrastructure investments for the Australian industry throughout the life of the global fighter program. Christopher …

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Varley Group to Help Build Portable Ground Facilities for Deployed Air Force F-35 Support Crews

Varley Group has received a $37.5 million contract to collaborate with Lockheed Martin on the design and development of portable ground facilities for U.S. Air Force  personnel deployed overseas to support the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Varley Group said Thursday it will build ground facilities that can expand thrice the size of a shipping container as well …

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ACT I Secures F-35 Program Office Logistics Support Subcontract; Michael Niggel Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has received a five-year subcontract from Booz Allen Hamilton to provide lifecycle logistics and sustainment services to the Naval Air Systems Command on behalf of the Defense Department‘s F-35 Program Office. The subcontract falls under a task order Booz Allen won through the U.S. Navy‘s Seaport-E contract vehicle, according to an ACT I release. …

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Booz Allen Subcontracts ACT I for F-35 Program Office Engineering Support; Kevin Fischer Comments

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International has received a five-year subcontract from Booz Allen Hamilton to provide engineering services to the Naval Air Systems Command in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office. Booz Allen awarded the subcontract under a task order the company won through the U.S. Navy‘s Seaport-e contract vehicle, …

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Lockheed to Use Spirent GPS/INS Simulators for F-35 Tests

Lockheed Martin‘s aeronautics business has tapped Spirent Federal Systems to support hardware-in-the-loop tests of F-35 mission systems and sensors, where Spirent will provide GPS/INS simulation systems to the Joint Strike Fighter Mission Systems Integration Lab. Lockheed said Tuesday it will also use Spirent’s simulators for aiding procedures at the JSF Vehicle Systems Integration Facility. …

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