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January 18, 2017, 7:27 AM

New Pressure on Lockheed Martin To Reduce F-35 Unit Cost

The incoming US President has slammed the program, but LM says a new deal is close already.

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Jan 20, 2017 - 7:49 AM
The UK Ministry of Defence confirmed an order for the Crowsnest system to be carried by Royal Navy Merlin helicopters
BAE’s all-digital HUD
Jan 19, 2017 - 9:27 AM
Lockheed Martin selected BAE’s all-digital upgrade for increased reliability and performance.
F-35 in flight
Jan 18, 2017 - 7:27 AM
The incoming US President has slammed the program, but LM says a new deal is close already.
Sukhoi T-50 taxiing
Jan 17, 2017 - 2:37 PM
Five of the prototype Sukhoi T-50s will move to a new base and be flown by military pilots for the first time.
Jan 16, 2017 - 2:29 AM
The M-345 jet trainer and a new helicopter will be acquired. Meanwhile, the company has consolidated in the UK.
Rafele in flight
Jan 12, 2017 - 2:24 PM
The new interest in foreign single-engined fighters does not preclude Indian production of the French jet.
laser
Jan 12, 2017 - 4:08 AM
But a capability demonstration has been funded and scheduled for 2019.
Vanilla Aircraft VA001
Jan 10, 2017 - 8:27 AM
The Vanilla Aircraft VA001 landed with more than half of its JP-8 fuel still available for a longer mission.
Jan 9, 2017 - 10:34 PM
The exercise at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake in October was one of the largest thus far using teams of small autonomous drones.
Su-25
Jan 9, 2017 - 8:19 AM
Moscow has enabled Damascus to advance against rebels.