Pentagon plans on marine F-35

At Le Bourget is a huge number of applications, including on the F-35 program there.   Most notable representative did U.S. Marine Corps, Commander of his aircraft, Lieutenant General Robert Shmidl.   And what he said about the plans Corps at the beginning of the operational manual, edition reports Flightglobal.   Thus, in 2015 it is planned to achieve initial operational capability directly squadron VMFA-121. Immediately after which it was planning to throw in Iwakuni, Japan, in the 31’go Expeditionary Battalion, Marine Corps (31st Marine Expeditionary Unit).   In the same year 6 cars squadron will be deployed on

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F-35B FIRST ARRIVED IN CHERRY POINT

First fighter with short takeoff and vertical landing F-35B arrived in East training center Navy (Fleet Readiness Center East) at Cherry Point (NC) reports havenews.com July 9. Aircraft identification system for the Navy’s Bureau has a serial number 168059 (second reference serial F-35B), pilot’s name is not called.   Aircraft entered in the 501 th Fighter Wing Assault Marine Corps (Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501). At the current time at Eglin Air Force Base (FL) are 30 aircraft F-35B. Reported. that the fighter is in a heavily guarded hangar, reporters were instructed to make only two photos.   By

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«Lockheed» reported on the F-35 PROGRAM

November 15th the company Lockheed Martin, presented a report on the progress of programs from the F-35 Lightning II (as of October 31 this year). Namely, it is reported that since December 2006, the F-35 performed more than 7,100 flights with over 11,000 total flying hours (first layout AA-1 completed 91 flight). U.S. Department of Defense sent 83 aircraft, 63 of them built in small series and prototypes-20 technology demonstrators. Specifies the number of combat aircraft ordered or planned clients U.S. Air Force — 1763 F-35A U.S. Navy — 260 F-35C USMC — 340 F-35B + 80 F-35C Navy and

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«Lockheed» reported on the F-35 PROGRAM

November 15th the company Lockheed Martin, presented a report on the progress of programs from the F-35 Lightning II (as of October 31 this year). Namely, it is reported that since December 2006, the F-35 performed more than 7,100 flights with over 11,000 total flying hours (first layout AA-1 completed 91 flight). U.S. Department of Defense sent 83 aircraft, 63 of them built in small series and prototypes-20 technology demonstrators. Specifies the number of combat aircraft ordered or planned clients U.S. Air Force — 1763 F-35A U.S. Navy — 260 F-35C USMC — 340 F-35B + 80 F-35C Navy and

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F-35B FIRST ARRIVED IN CHERRY POINT

First fighter with short takeoff and vertical landing F-35B arrived in East training center Navy (Fleet Readiness Center East) at Cherry Point (NC) reports havenews.com July 9. Aircraft identification system for the Navy’s Bureau has a serial number 168059 (second reference serial F-35B), pilot’s name is not called.   Aircraft entered in the 501 th Fighter Wing Assault Marine Corps (Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501). At the current time at Eglin Air Force Base (FL) are 30 aircraft F-35B. Reported. that the fighter is in a heavily guarded hangar, reporters were instructed to make only two photos.   By

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To begin deliveries of the F-35 LRIP 3 SERIES

The company Lockheed Martin, in the end, the beginning of delivery of F-35 series LRIP (low-rate-initial-production) 3 after approximately 6-month delay.   The Pentagon took delivery of 3-F-35A aircraft takeoff and landing everyday and 1st F-35B non-long takeoff and vertical landing.   Four new aircraft equipped with new software Block 2A and join the 12 F-35 aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base (Fla.). Software Block 2A will be presented a new multilevel security package.   Delivery of the aircraft is scheduled for LRIP 3 until the end of 2012. All 17 cars — two F-35B for England, one F-35A

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F-35B made the trip with missiles AIM-9X ON EXTERNAL UNITS

September 19 fighter F-35B (test pilot Lt. Kristofert Tabert (Christopher Tabert) performed by Atlantic flight with close combat missiles AIM-9X Sidewinder, reports ADNews September 28.   The purpose of the tests was to investigate the effects of stress on the flying characteristics of the aircraft. Missiles were hung on the outer underwing nodes fighter.   F-35B is a variant of the joint strike fighter F-35 and is designed to equip aircraft U.S. Marine Corps, Navy and England and Italy. Plane capable of doing short takeoff and vertical landing, drink deck amphibious ships, aircraft carriers also filled with the takeoff

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F-35B first carried out a night landing on the deck

 

Test Pilot of the U.S. Marine Corps for the first time carried out a night landing fighter with short takeoff and vertical landing F-35B on the deck of amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, reports flightglobal.com. Landing fulfilled Colonel SR (CR Clift).   Second series of sea trials began on March 12 fighter, landing made on August 14. «Everything went very well. In one night, missed 8 of successful landings, because we are very optimistic about the prospects for training pilots combatant, «he says.   The program is designed for 18 days. During the tests will be expanded the

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In the United States formed the first combat squadrons of F-35

Marine Corps (ILC) forms the first in the United States Air Force military drill squadron supersonic stealth fighter F-35 variant F-35B with short takeoff and vertical landing at the base in Yuma, reports now nctimes.com.   The first operational squadron will be a total difficulties 16 combat aircraft will fly until their four pilots having access to flights, the personnel identified in 300 people (currently formed half of the composition). During this year, the number of pilots prepared should reach 10-12. By December, the Commission expects to receive 17 U.S. fighter (this year signed contracts to build 38 F-35B).

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F-35B with hanging gun

  The picture shows a fighter F-35B with suspended under the fuselage gun installation GAU-22 / U.   Suspended installation armed 4-barrel 25 mm Gatling gun-type with a rate of 3300 rounds / min. This system has been specifically designed for F-35B by General Dynamics and has a much inflated fire accuracy than previous GAU-12 / U of the same caliber (5 ctvolnaya gun with a rate of 4200 rounds / min).   The fact that the F-35B unlike F-35A do not have sufficient interior volume to accommodate integrated guns. Unfortunately, this scheme reduces the stealth F-35B, the newspaper notes

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