United Technologies has received contracts totaling $454 million for procurement and services for engines on the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Figh...READ MORE
F-35s Coming to Eielson AFB
The first F-35 Lightning II aircraft are expected to arrive at Eielson AFB in 2020. On April 4, 2016, the Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James signed the record of decision for the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) making it official that Eielson Air Force Base will host two squadrons of the latest generation U.S. fighter jet. Thank you to all who supported this process!
F-35 NEWS & UPDATES
The basing of F-35 fighters at Eielson Air Force Base will increase the number of school-age kids in the Fairbanks North Star Borough. A federally-fun...READ MORE