Tag Archives: Joint Strike Fighter program

Turkey Moves to Buy Second Lockheed F-35 Batch

Turkey’s defense procurement authority has agreed to purchase a second batch of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 fighter jets, Defense News reported Monday. Burak Ege Bekdil writes the country’s procurement and military officials expect to complete a dual-fighter jet fleet comprised of the F-35 and an indigenous aircraft called TFX by 2023. Turkey …

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Northrop Hands Lockheed Fuselage for Japan’s 1st F-35 Jet; Brian Chappel Comments

Northrop Grumman has supplied Lockheed Martin a center fuselage to be integrated into an F-35 variant for the Japanese military. “This on-time delivery marks another important step in the F-35 team’s drive to support and help fulfill our allies’ 21st century national security requirements,” Brian Chappel, a vice president and F-35 program …

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