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Switzerland Selects F-35 Lightning II for Future Air Defense Requirements

F-35 is the most advanced, capable and affordable aircraft available for the Swiss Air Force's future fighter fleet FORT WORTH, Texas, June 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swiss Federal Council announced Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected...

First japanese-built F-35A officially unveiled at Nagoya Facility

NAGOYA, Japan, June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The first Japanese-assembled F-35A was unveiled at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Komaki South F-35 Final Assembly and Check Out (FACO) facility here today. The Japan F-35 FACO is operated by MHI...

F-35As deploy to Estonia for the first time

ÄMARI AIR BASE, Estonia (AFNS) -- Two F-35A Lightning II aircraft and about 20 supporting Airmen arrived at Ämari Air Base April 25, 2017, from Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England. The F-35As are participating in their first training deployment to...

Royal Australian Air Force Airbus A330 MRTT refuels F-35 fighter

An Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport (A330 MRTT) of the Royal Australian Air Force has successfully refuelled a F-35A Joint Strike Fighter of the US Air Force. During a four-hour sortie from Edwards AFB, California, the tanker, known...

Lockheed Martin and Norwegian Armed Forces Celebrate Rollout of Norway’s First F-35A

Fort Worth, Texas, Sept. 22, 2015 - Ceremonies were held today at the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) F-35 production facility celebrating the rollout of the first F-35A Lightning II for the Norwegian Armed Forces. The event marked an important...

Video: F-35A Fires 25mm Gun at Full Capacity

EDWARDS AFB --- An F-35A fired 181 rounds from its four-barrel, 25 mm Gatling gun during a ground test at Edwards Air Force Base, California, earlier this month. The gun is embedded in the F-35A’s left wing and will...

Record Defense Budget Eyed to Counter China’s Growing Naval Presence

The Defense Ministry will request a record 5.091 trillion yen ($41 billion) for fiscal 2016 to counter Chinese maritime advances, sources said. Tilt-rotor transport aircraft and amphibious vehicles are on the menu to strengthen surveillance capabilities by the Self-Defense Forces...
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Naval Group launches ARA Contraalmirante Cordero, the fourth and last Argentine Offshore Patrol Vessel

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