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.
15 Jun 2012
Australian concerns about when the JSF will attain Initial Operating Capability in US service were apparent at a meeting of the JSF Executive Steering Board (JESB).
01 Feb 2012
Six Australian small to medium enterprises (SMEs) have been awarded initial contracts to produce specialised components for the global F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program.
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.
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