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May 3, 2017

F-35A, F-15 Pilots Train Together During Lakenheath Deployment

Eight F-35As and more than 250 airmen from the active duty 388th and Reserve 419th Fighter Wings at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, deployed to England to train alongside F-15Cs and F-15Es from the 48th Fighter Wing, as well as the Royal Air Force and other NATO allies.

March 13, 2017

Pacific Allies, Partners Meet for Region’s First F-35 Symposium

Experts from the United States and three Pacific nations are gathering at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for the region's first symposium on the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter.

Dec. 12, 2016

Carter Helps Top Israeli Officials Celebrate Arrival of F-35s

Defense Secretary Ash Carter helped Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and hundreds of observers welcome the arrival of two F-35A Lightning II jet fighters the United States sent to one of its most important Middle East allies.

May 26, 2016

Kendall: F-35 Program Shows 'Continuing Progress in All Aspects'

Frank Kendall, undersecretary of defense for acquisition, technology and logistics said the F-35 program is on track and demonstrating "continuing progress in all aspects," during a conference call with reporters.

April 26, 2016

F-35 Program Accelerating, at 'Pivot Point,' Program Chief Tells Congress

The F-35 aircraft program's executive officer told a Senate panel that the rapidly changing, growing and accelerating program is at a "pivot point" as officials address a number of challenges.

March 23, 2016

F-35 Program Making Progress, Executing ‘Fairly Well,’ Program Chief Tells Congress

Air Force Lt. Gen. Christopher C. Bogdan said that overall the once-troubled fighter is “executing fairly well across the entire spectrum of acquisition."

Feb. 10, 2016

F-35 Program Moving Forward, Addressing Challenges, Official Says

The F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter program is accelerating and growing while addressing various challenges, the program's executive officer said.

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