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09/21/2022
By Robbin Laird Enhancing C2 capabilities for the ADF in the near to midterm is a critical part of being able to deliver the kind of defense capabilities which Australia needs for its renewed focus on direct defense of Australia. During my current visit to Australia, I had a chance to discuss this challenge with David Horton, Vice President at Systematic Australia. His service background is in the Australian Army and still serves part-time at…
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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 »

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 »

The F-35 Manufacturing Approach

08/12/2009Much lost in the U.S. scurrying for dollars in dealing with "overseas contingency operations" and paying for the Obama "stimulus package" and "health care reform" is the significant… Read more »