strike & air combat
29 Nov 2018

F-35 countdown: Lower simulator cost to support pilot training and mission readiness

Lockheed Martin has announced a price reduction for the F-35’s Full Mission Simulator (FMS) by US$3 million per unit, enabling F-35 pilots to get co...
28 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Industrial collaboration key to success
As a global project, the F-35 is dependent upon industrial collaboration and coordination. RUAG Australia has built on past success with the Air Force...
26 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Providing SMEs with a pathway to global expansion
The global supply chain supporting the F-35 has rapidly grown over the life of the project. For Australia-based Heat Treatment Australia, the F-35 pro...
23 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Deployable cabins ready to support JSF operations
The Department of Defence has formally accepted the first two deployable cabins for Australia’s F-35A fleet, which were delivered by Lockheed Mart...
23 Nov 2018
Cobham welcomes Team Reaper Australia decision
Cobham Aviation Services has welcomed the Australian government’s RPAS decision to select General Atomics and its Reaper system to support the AIR 7...
22 Nov 2018
Asia's up and coming fighter powers
The decreasing cost of powerful fighter aircraft is paving the way for rising powers to invest heavily in potent air dominance and air superiority pla...
22 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: USAF highlight surge capability of fifth-gen platform
The US Air Force has unveiled the rapid deployment capability of the F-35 at a major tactical and support exercise in Utah. The first-ever F-35 ‘ele...
21 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Fifth-gen training VR for the future fighter
Virtual reality (VR) is now reshaping the training environment for Australia’s F-35, enabling improved aircraft familiarisation and task training fo...
21 Nov 2018
Asia’s simmering fighter race
As Australia and other regional allies prepares to receive their first F-35s, regional air forces have been modernising and expanding their own figh...
20 Nov 2018
F-35 countdown: Developing Australia’s advanced manufacturing capability
As production for the F-35 continues to ramp up, the advanced materials that give the fifth-generation fighter its stealth capabilities are serving a...
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