Category Archives: Military Aircraft

Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

USAF F-35B Fighter Jet

May 26, 2017  InHomelandSecurity.com

An Italian facility has unveiled the first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter jet to be assembled outside the United States, Lockheed Martin  reports. Continue reading Italian Facility Unveils First Foreign-Made USAF F-35B Fighter

Here’s how the F-35 stacks up to Russia and China’s 5th-generation aircraft

Military AircraftF-35 Lightning

February 23, 2017     businessinsider.com

As the US starts to forward-deploy more of its F-35 Lightning, China and Russia have been putting the finishing touches on their own batches of fifth-generation aircraft — and they all express vastly different ideas about what the future of air combat will look like. Continue reading Here’s how the F-35 stacks up to Russia and China’s 5th-generation aircraft

How F-35A fighter pilots are harnessing high-tech ‘see-through’ helmets

F-35A Lighting II

Published August 19, 2016  FoxNews

The F-35 Gen III Helmet Mounted Display System, made by Rockwell Collins, lets pilots “see-through” their fifth-generation fighter jets. Like the new F-35A Lighting II, the helmet takes technology to an entirely new level and introduces a host of new capabilities. Continue reading How F-35A fighter pilots are harnessing high-tech ‘see-through’ helmets