01 Feb 2016
Should Canada withdraw from the nine-nation F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program, the additional cost to Australia of its JSF purchases will be about $USD1 million per airframe, according to Air Vice Marshal Chris Deeble.
25 Jun 2012
Defence Minister Stephen Smith’s announcement in May that the Government will delay the purchase of 12 Lockheed Martin Joint Strike Fighters by two years did not come as any great surprise.
01 Dec 2011
Quickstep Holdings Limited has received an Export Finance Guarantee from the Federal Government’s export credit agency, to underpin its involvement in the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.
18 Nov 2011
Raytheon has completed a fit check of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) in the internal carriage bay of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft.
04 Nov 2011
A team from the DMO is in Fort Worth, Texas carrying out a risk assessment on the future of Australia's air defence, the Joint Strike Fighter program.
07 Oct 2011
Norway's Kongsberg has warned that the country needs a commitment from the US government within six months to integrate a national-specific missile on the F-35.
The F-35B JSF test aircraft BF-2 made its first deck landing aboard the USS Wasp earlier this week, the first at-sea vertical landing for the Marine Corps' version of the F-35 Lightning II.
14 Sep 2011
Defence Minister Stephen Smith sees that buying additional Super Hornets is an obvious and sensible, but not inevitable, solution to delays in the planned delivery of the new JSF.
30 Aug 2011
A report by the UK's National Audit Office has listed some risks arising from the decision by the MoD to switch its Joint Strike Fighter selection from the F-35B STOVL version to the F-35C carrier version.
25 Aug 2011
Australian construction company, Abigroup has won a national Defence contract to prepare RAAF airbases around Australia to receive the air force's next generation of fighter jets.
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