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11/07/2019
The Israeli Air Force is hosting a five day exercise in the south of the country involving over one thousand personnel from four nations, the US, Germany, Italy, and Greece. The IDF's F-35s are a key part of the exercise. Currently the IAF has 14 F-35 Adir aircraft and is expected to receive from the US a total of 50 planes to make two full squadrons by 2024. According to an article published by the…
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Projecting Power with the F-35 in the Direct Defense of Australia

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European F-35 Milestones: November 2019

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Northrop Grumman Delivers 500th AN/APG-81 AESA radar for F-35

11/09/2019Northrop Grumman has delivered its 500th AN/APG-81 fire control radar for the F-35 Lightning II. The Northrop Grumman AN/APG-81 active electronically scanned array is the cornerstone of the F-35s… Read more »

The IDF Hosts Blue Flag 19: A Fifth Generation Enabled Air Combat Exercise

11/07/2019The Israeli Air Force is hosting a five day exercise in the south of the country involving over one thousand personnel from four nations, the US, Germany, Italy,… Read more »

F-35 Demo Team: Oregon

11/02/2019Capt. Andrew “Dojo” Olson, F-35 Demonstration Team pilot and commander performs aerial maneuvers during the Oregon International Airshow Sept. 22, 2019 in McMinnville, Oregon. The F-35 Demo Team… Read more »

NAS Lemoore and the F-35 C: The Perspective of Captain Max McCoy

10/20/2019In an interview with VADM Miller earlier this month in San Diego, the F-35C Wing Commander joined by phone and participated in the interview. And he provided an… Read more »

In the Footsteps of Admiral Nimitz: VADM Miller and His Team Focused on 21st Century “Training”

10/12/2019By Robbin Laird As Admiral Nimitz confronted the last century’s challenges in the Pacific, he concluded a core lesson for this century’s Pacific warriors: “Having confronted the Imperial… Read more »

Japanese Add F-35Bs to their Evolving Capabilities for Perimeter Defense

09/17/2019The Japanese are working to enhance their capabilities for perimeter defense. To do so, they are adding Ospreys and F-35Bs to their force mix which will allow them… Read more »

VMFA-122 Works the F-35B at Red Flag 19-3

09/08/2019Marines assigned to VMFA-122 stationed at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma brought their F-35B Lightning II fighter jets to Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., to participate in Red… Read more »