May 7, 2021
More Than 130 House Lawmakers Push to Ramp Up F-35 Buy
WASHINGTON — More than 130 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter urging continued financial support for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program,...
Apr 6, 2021
Valkyrie Drone Launches Even Smaller Drone
WASHINGTON — The Kratos XQ-58A Valkyrie drone successfully launched an even smaller unmanned aircraft from inside its internal weapons bay on March 26, the U.S. Air...
Mar 19, 2021
F-35′s Modernization Program Increased by $1.9B in a Year
WASHINGTON — The estimated development costs for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s ongoing modernization program grew by $1.9 billion since 2019, and the effort...
Feb 27, 2021
Will Air Force's 6th-Gen Fighter Come Soon Enough?
WASHINGTON — Since September, when the U.S. Air Force disclosed that it had flown a full-scale demonstrator of its future fighter, the defense community has been...
Feb 13, 2021
Engine Shortage Is the Newest Problem To Hit the F-35
WASHINGTON — The F-35 joint strike fighter program is grappling with a shortage of the jet’s Pratt & Whitney F135 engine, and it could be months before the situation...
Jan 21, 2021
UAE and U.S. Come to a Deal on F-35 Sales
WASHINGTON —The United Arab Emirates on Jan. 20 signed off on a deal to purchase up to 50 F-35 joint strike fighter aircraft and 18 MQ-9 Reaper drones from the...
Jan 21, 2021
DoD Still Isn’t Meeting Its F-35 Readiness Goals
WASHINGTON — The F-35 joint strike fighter is still struggling to meet its mission capable rate goals, with current figures well below the military’s target, the...
Jan 4, 2021
Lockheed Aeronautics Chief Michele Evans has Died
Michele Evans, who led Lockheed Martin’s Aeronautics business since 2018, died on Jan. 1, the company announced Saturday. Evans took a leave of absence that began Dec. 1...
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