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06/25/2022
By Robbin Laird For the Australians, it is called fifth generation warfare. For the British, it is called the integrated operating concept. For DARPA, it is called mosaic warfare. For me, it is kill web concepts of operations. But what is entailed is building a distributed force that is integratable throughout an extended battlespace, in which the force is able to distribute sensors and strike systems to enhance the force’s survivability and lethality. The kill…
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Rollout first Dutch F-35

05/14/201227-04-2012 Together with representatives from government, industry and knowledge institutes, the rollout of AN-1, the first Dutch F-35, has taken place at Forth Worth, Texas. This is the… Read more »

Pratt & Whitney Delivers 50th F135 Engine for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

05/14/2012EAST HARTFORD, Conn., May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Pratt & Whitney has successfully delivered the 50th production F135 engine – powering Lockheed Martin’s fifth-generation F-35 Lightning… Read more »

Pratt & Whitney to add 400 jobs

05/14/2012  NORTH BERWICK — Pratt & Whitney expects to add 400 jobs at its jet engine manufacturing plant over the next four years, bringing its work force to… Read more »

Rolls secures £194m STOVL order

05/14/2012Britain’s blue chip aerospace and defence sector manufacturer Rolls-Royce has received a contract for $315m (£194m) from Pratt & Whitney to supply its LiftSystem (pictured) for 17 F-35B… Read more »

Advanced Photonix, Inc. and F-35

05/14/2012ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)— Advanced Photonix, Inc. ® (NYSE Amex: API), today (May 7, 2012) announces that the Air Force has exercised its option for additional work on… Read more »

Titanium structures for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to be produced in Bristol, UK

05/14/201214:51 GMT, May 2, 2012 GKN Aerospace at Filton, UK, has commenced production of precision machined titanium structures for BAE Systems, a principal subcontractor to Lockheed Martin, for… Read more »

Manufacturing the F-35

02/16/2012Slideshow: Manufacturing the F-35 Read more »

An Update on F-35 Manufacturability

01/30/2012Frank Dougherty, Vice President, F-35 Production Operations provided an update on F-35 manufacturability.  Dougherty has extensive experience with both the F-22 and the F-16, and has significant domain… Read more »

An Update on F-35 Manufacturability: The Global Perspective

01/22/2012Foreign orders have changed the order flow and lead to the focus on manufacturability.  Lockheed is in the throes of manufacturing 4 a month. Read more »