Tag: National News


F-35 remains on track in Trump request

Washington, D.C. – With a Defense Department review of Lockheed Martin F-35 and Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet still ongoing, procurement for the Joint Strike Fighter remained steady in the president’s fiscal year 2018 budget request. The Defense Department is requesting 70 F-35s this budget cycle,…

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Air Force declares F-35 ready for limited combat

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Air Force declared its version of Lockheed Martin Corp.’s F-35 ready if needed for limited combat operations, a milestone for the $379 billion program that’s the Pentagon’s costliest. The decision affects the timeline for the stationing of the first F-35s at Eielson…

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