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ReutersWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force plans to start operational use of Lockheed Martin Corp.-built F-35 fighter jets in mid-2016, a year earlier than planned, using a similar software package as the Marine Corps, two sources familiar with the plans...
The F-35 fighter jet, a nearly $400-billion weapons program under development for more than a decade, hit a major milestone when it completed its first-ever vertical takeoff. On Monday, aircraft manufacturer Lockheed Martin Corp. released a video in...
Reuters* Air Force aims for mid-2016 start * Navy eyes mid-2018 date for operational use of F-35s * Marines sticking to mid-2015 target date By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The U.S. Air Force plans to start operational use of Lockheed...
St. Louis Post-DispatchSomething happened on the deck of an aircraft carrier off the coast of Virginia on Tuesday that could eventually ripple all the way back to one of the biggest factories in the St. Louis area. The X-47B took off. It was a "watershed event," said the...
The Virginian-PilotABOARD THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER GEORGE H.W. BUSH In November 1910, Eugene Ely made history when he flew his biplane off the cruiser Birmingham, along the Norfolk coastline. His plane touched the water before he recovered and climbed high enough to aim for...
ReutersWASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - The Pentagon's plans to put most of its 800,000 civilian employees on unpaid leave for 11 days could lead to delays on Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and other weapons programs, a top company official...
Fort Worth Star-TelegramA pair of longtime Lockheed Martin employees have been named to head up one of the company's leading jet fighter programs, the company announced Monday. Nineteen-year Lockheed veteran Roderick "Rod" McLean was named vice president and general manager of...
Autoblog.comFiled under: Coupe, Performance, Etc., Videos, Nissan Proving that speed is fun in any language, Nissan's German arm recently pitted a GT-R up against an ex-Swiss Air Force fighter jet, called the Hawker Hunter. Now the idea of a car-versus-plane drag...
Reuters(Corrects 4th paragraph to show F-15 still in production) * Boeing sees over 200 possible foreign sales * Company says U.S. Navy could buy up to 150 more jets * Analyst sees "make or break year" for Boeing fighter By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, May...
Rep. Donna F. Edwards slipped into the F-35 cockpit — a stationary demonstration model — and gave the jet a simulated spin, trying out the controls, shooting down enemy aircraft over the Chesapeake Bay and executing a celebratory roll. "This...
An aircraft resembling a shark-nosed missile detached from a flying B-52 bomber and then shot above the Pacific Ocean at more than 3,000 mph in a historic test flight for the Air Force — and for the future of aviation. The unmanned X-51A WaveRider...
ReutersCANBERRA, May 3 (Reuters) - Australia committed to long-term plans to buy up to 100 Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter jets in a new defence blueprint released on Friday, helping to ease concerns about the future of the controversial stealth fighter....
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