Tag Archives: F-35

UK May Go Back to Original Lockheed F-35 Purchase Plan

British military officials are advocating for the purchase of the short take-off, vertical-landing version of the F-35 fighter jet, The Times of London reports. The British military’s original plan was to purchase that version of the F-35 but was also looking at a catapult-launched version of the jet. A final …

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Lockheed Rolls Out First Dutch F-35

Lockheed Martin rolled out the Netherlands’ first F-35 fighter jet April 1, the company announced Thursday. Dutch pilots and maintainers will use the plane for training and operational tests. The company built the jet at its Fort Worth, Texas production facility. The conventional takeoff and landing jet will undergo functional …

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Lockheed to Update F-35 Air System Testing, Design

Lockheed Martin Corp has won a $39.3 million Navy contract modification to update air system design and testing for fighter jets, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will continue developing the F-35’s partner version air system under a delta systems development and demonstration program. Funds under the …

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Lockheed to Develop F-35 Data Farm

Lockheed Martin’s aeronautics company won a $24,138,848 Navy contract modification to develop a data farm for an F-35 laboratory, the Defense Department announced Friday. The Bethesda, Md.-based contractor will develop the data farm for the Joint Strike Fighter U.S. Reprogramming Laboratory, which will be located at Eglin Air Force Base. …

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Northrop Welcomes Norway’s Defense Secretary to F-35 Facility

Northrop Grumman Corp. executives welcomed Norwegian Defense Secretary Roger Ingebrigsten to the company’s F-35 production facility in Palmdale, Calif. on Feb. 29. Northrip said Ingebrigsten came to check on progress of the Lockheed Martin-led F-35 program and visited Edwards Air Force Base to watch a flight demonstration. Ingebrigsten also toured …

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BAE to Provide Northrop B-2 Threat Detection Systems

BAE Systems will provide Northrop Grumman electronic support measure systems for 20 B-2 bombers, BAE announced Thursday. Under the contract BAE will replace the aircraft’s 30-year-old legacy AN/APR-50 systems. The systems detect electronic threats and the Air Force uses them on the F-22 and F-35 aircraft. Brian Walters, BAE vice president …

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CGI to Support F-35 Program Office IT

The U.S. Navy has awarded CGI Federal a $28,206,792 contract to support information technology for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office, the Defense Department announced Tuesday. Work is expected to be completed in January 2013.

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BAE Wins Portion of $485M Lockheed F-35 Contract

BAE Systems will develop parts in Nashua, N.H. for Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter under a multi-million dollar award contract, as reported by the New Hampshire Union Leader. Lockheed was recently awarded a $485 million contract to develop the F-35 and parts for the aircraft are made in New …

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Wednesday Wins

This week, TASC, BAE and Northrop Grumman each won contracts with the United States Air Force and Lockheed Martin won a deal for work on the F-35. SAIC won a deal with the DLA worth a quarter-billion dollars and Lockheed Martin won two from the Department of Defense. CSC won …

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