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JSF sets targets for first quarter

jsf sets targets for first quarter
JSF sets targets for first quarter

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is set for another busy year of hitting milestones and preparing for its arrival to Australia in 2018. Here is a list of targets the program is aiming to hit in the first quarter of 2017.

The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is set for another busy year of hitting milestones and preparing for its arrival to Australia in 2018. Here is a list of targets the program is aiming to hit in the first quarter of 2017.

January

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  • Contract announcement for Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) 10, including the next eight Australian F-35's.
  • Expected release of the US Director Operational Test & Evaluation (DOT&E) report

February

  • First RAAF F‐35A maintenance cadre starts training in the US
  • 2017 Avalon International Air Show

March

Celebration for the new Australian F‐35A Off‐Board Information System Centre (OBISC) at RAAF Base Williamtown (See more about OBISC here)

Targets hit to date

Australia’s F‐35A OBISC facilities completion at RAAF Base Williamtown – September 2016

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The Senate foreign affairs, defence and trade reference committee’s report into the planned acquisition of the F‐35A Lightning II JSF determined that the F‐35A is the only aircraft able to meet Australia’s strategic needs for the foreseeable future – October 2016

The US government assigns global and regional responsibilities to Australian companies for major repair and maintenance of F‐35 aircraft components – November 2016

The F‐35’s Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) achieves its first Australian Cybersecurity Accreditation – November 2016

Australian F‐35A conducts first in‐flight weapons release – December 2016

First Australian maintenance cadre depart for training in the US ‐ December 2016

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