2 days ago
This is an ambitious plan, considering that the Government Accountability Office estimated that F-35 flight testing, which has repeatedly fallen behind schedule, is only about one-third complete.
5 days ago
"Some of the progress with the F-35 program has been due to the government's shift to fixed-price contracting, Kendall said, which puts more of the risk associated with cost overruns on Lockheed.
26 days ago
Even with the improvement, the projected cost for the F-35 has increased 68 percent since the Pentagon signed its initial contract for the fighter with Lockheed Martin in 2001.
34 days ago
The GAO, the watchdog agency for Congress, reported in March that "the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is moving in the right direction after a long, expensive and arduous learning period."
41 days ago
"This hands-on version of show and tell held last week is part of a public-relations campaign for the Fort Worth-made F-35, the most expensive weapons program in the nation's history.
46 days ago
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia said Friday it would buy 12 Boeing EA-18G Growler aircraft because it can't risk delivery delays in their replacement, Lockheed Martin's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
91 days ago
Lockheed Martin named new leaders for its Fort Worth-based aeronautics business and its F-35 fighter jet program as the company faces pressure to cut the plane's costs.
97 days ago
Weapons programs such as Lockheed Martin's F-35 jet face "terrible" reductions of Pentagon funding in coming years under automatic spending cuts, according to the military's independent cost analyst.
98 days ago
"Overall, the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is moving in the right direction after a long, expensive and arduous learning period," the GAO said. ''It still has tremendous challenges ahead.
110 days ago
The entire test fleet -- 17 aircraft based in Maryland and California -- has been inspected, and no additional cracks have been discovered, said Kyra Hawn, a spokeswoman for the F-35 program.
111 days ago
About 6,000 of Lockheed's 14,200 workers at the west-side complex are directly involved in F-35 development, engineering and production, and many other jobs at the plant are tied to the program.
145 days ago
Lockheed, which makes the F-35 and F-16 fighter jets in west Fort Worth, said profit for the year will be $8.80 to $9.10 a share on sales of $44.5 billion to $46 billion.
162 days ago
Plans on where to base the U.S. military's next-generation fighter jet, the F-35, concern people in communities from California to Florida to Maine who worry that the aircraft are too loud.
179 days ago
Japan has one of the most sophisticated military forces in the world, with a quarter million troops, a well-equipped navy and an air force that will acquire dozens of F-35 Joint Strike Fighters...