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By Robbin Laird From the introduction to the Book: In their preface to their book on the F-35, the authors start with this statement: The F-35s journey through time has been unlike any other in the annuals of aerospace and defense history. It was devised under the gospel of acquisition reform, it undertook the unprecedented challenge of unifying three very different U.S. services in a common platform to replace ten existing and aging aircraft, it…

A Marine Corps Perspective on the F-35: Getting on With It

06/17/2012The head of Aviation Weapons Requirements in the USMC on the F-35B. Read more »

Konigsberg and the F-35

06/15/2012Norway and USA have agreed to collaborate on integration of Joint Strike Missile (JSM) on F-35. This opens great opportunities for KONGSBERG and other Norwegian industry. Today Defence… Read more »

Japan to Purchase First 4 F-35As, June 2012

06/15/2012Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister of Defense, Shu Watanabe, revealed at the House of Representatives Security Council that Japan and the U.S. would seal a contract to purchase first four… Read more »

Norway Moves Ahead with the F-35

06/15/2012Norway moves ahead with F-35 acquisition and ensures that its core missile program is integrated into the program as well. Read more »

The Why for the Norwegian F-35 Decision: The Arctic Dimension

06/15/2012The Arctic security challenge is certainly part of the reasons for a Norwegian F-35 decision. Read more »

MCAS Yuma Invests Almost $400M Prior to Arrival of F-35 Squadrons

06/12/2012By Joyce Lobeck for the Yuma Sun Marine Corps Air Station Yuma is bustling with activity as it prepares for the November or December arrival of the first… Read more »

Enabling the Global F-35 Fleet: Shaping a Common Logistical Approach

06/08/2012Building a 21st century fighter from the ground up with Unique Item Identification built in. Read more »

Heritage Event on F-35 and Allies

06/08/2012On June 7, 2012, one day after the D-Day remembrance, Heritage Foundation held an event on the F-35 and allies. The focus of the meeting was identified as… Read more »