News: F-35C

  • F-35 ALIS 2.0.2 Fielding to Start Early Next Year

    F-35 ALIS 2.0.2 Fielding to Start Early Next Year

    Inside Defense // November 18, 2016
    ​F-35 prime contractor Lockheed Martin now anticipates the next software release of the jet's Autonomic Logistics Information System will begin fielding in early 2017 -- at least five months later than the program anticipated.
  • F-35 MRO&U Initial Component Global Assignments Made by DoD

    F-35 MRO&U Initial Component Global Assignments Made by DoD

    United States Department of Defense // November 07, 2016
    The Department of Defense has assigned F-35 Maintenance, Repair, Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) capability for the first component repair assignments Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS), for the first 65 of 774 repairables.
  • F-35C Completes DT-III Ahead of Schedule

    F-35C Completes DT-III Ahead of Schedule

    USS George Washington (CVN 73) // August 29, 2016
    The highly diverse cadre assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 showcased their trademark test efficiency and effectiveness by completing 100 percent of the required DT-III test points.
  • Block 3F Software Aids F-35 Weapons Test

    Block 3F Software Aids F-35 Weapons Test

    FlightGlobal // August 22, 2016
    With the aide of its new Block 3F software, the Lockheed Martin F-35 recently completed twelve weapons delivery accuracy and 13 weapon separation events during a month-long weapon test on the US West Coast.
  • US Navy Makes F-35C Carrier Qualification Push

    US Navy Makes F-35C Carrier Qualification Push

    FlightGlobal // August 17, 2016
    The US Navy continued a three-year campaign to build the Lockheed Martin F-35C’s sea legs with the third and last shipboard deployment of the development test phase for the carrier-based variant starting on 14 August.
  • F-35C Back at Sea for 3rd Round of Carrier Tests

    F-35C Back at Sea for 3rd Round of Carrier Tests

    Defense News // August 17, 2016
    Two F-35C carrier variant versions of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) lined up Monday on catapults one and two of this aircraft carrier steaming about 75 miles off the Virginia coast. Blast doors lifted from the deck and the aircraft’s control surfaces wiggled as the pilot ran through final checks.