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Lockheed gets $10 million U.S. Navy F-35 contract modification
Geoff ZiezulewiczWASHINGTON, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Lockheed Martin Aeronautics has been awarded a $10 million U.S. Navy contract modification for work on F-35 Lightning II electronic components.
6 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Fighter aircraft United Press International BAE Systems
Burning of London replica creates spectacular show
To commemorate the 350th anniversary of London's Great Fire, a model of the city's skyline in 1666 was set ablaze on the River Thames.
76 points by CNN | F-35 Lightning II Michael Phelps River Thames Ryan Lochte Grand Teton National Park 2008 Summer Olympics Humpback whale Grand Teton
Washington Post: What Trump gets right
Our government used to get things done. The Manhattan Project coordinated the work of more than 130,000 people in over a dozen states. It was difficult, unprecedented – and successful. Less than four years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the go-ahead, the United States detonated the world...
5 points by Concord Monitor | Jeb Bush F-35 Lightning II Fighter aircraft Donald Trump George W. Bush The Apprentice Government Washington D.C.
From Silicon Valley, Trump sure looks right about our broken government
Our government used to get things done. The Manhattan Project coordinated the work of more than 130,000 people in over a dozen states. It was difficult, unprecedented — and successful. Less than four years after President Franklin D. Roosevelt gave the go-ahead, the United States detonated the world’s first atomic bomb. Today our government finds...
125 points by New York Post | F-35 Lightning II Government Fighter aircraft George W. Bush Washington D.C. Donald Trump United States The Apprentice
Lockheed transferring production site for F-16s
The F-16 production line in Fort Worth, Texas, will move to South Carolina to make room for production of the F-35, Lockheed Martin announced this week.
-1 points by UPI | F-16 Fighting Falcon F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor Northrop Grumman Lockheed Martin Aeronautics F/A-18 Hornet
Vice admiral turns down offer to be Trump's national security adviser
Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing. Harward told The Associated Press that the Trump administration was "very accommodating to my needs, both professionally...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush United States National Security Council United States Navy F-35 Lightning II United Arab Emirates National security George H. W. Bush President of the United States
Harward turns Trump down for national security adviser job
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to be President Donald Trump's new national security adviser, the latest blow to a new administration struggling to find its footing. Harward told The Associated Press that the Trump administration was "very accommodating to my needs, both professionally ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | George W. Bush United States National Security Council F-35 Lightning II United States Navy United Arab Emirates National security George H. W. Bush President of the United States
Russia's T-50 PAK jet to make maiden flight with new engine
Ryan MaassFeb. 14 (UPI) -- Russia's T-50 PAK fighter is scheduled to make its first flight with a new engine later in 2017, according to state media reports.
4 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II United Press International Russia Aircraft Fighter aircraft Flight News agency F-22 Raptor
Trump insists he can bring the cost of $21.6 billion border wall ‘way down’
In a pair of Saturday morning tweets, the president said initial estimates for the cost of construction would fall once he got involved in negotiations.
13995 points by The Washington Post | Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon Cost Negotiation F-35 Lightning II Boeing Cost overrun
Two-thirds of US Navy's fighters can't fly
Nearly two-thirds of the US Navy's F/A 18 strike fighter jets are currently unable to fly, grounded due to repair delays or because they are awaiting spare parts.
8050 points by CNN | Ronald Reagan Barack Obama United States Navy F-35 Lightning II President of the United States Aircraft carrier Navy Armed forces
Military services detail plans for $30B budget boost
The plans represent an attempt by the Defense Department to halt an erosion of the military’s readiness for combat        
-2 points by The Detroit News | United States Marine Corps Military United States Navy F-35 Lightning II Royal Marines Armed forces F/A-18 Hornet Royal Air Force
Defense Department, Lockheed Martin reach deal on F-35 fighter jets
Lockheed Martin has reached agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense for the next 90 F-35 fighter jets in a move that the defense contractor says lowers the price for the jet, which is in use at Nellis Air Force Base.
20 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | F-35 Lightning II F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon Stealth aircraft BAE Systems Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
‘Personal involvement’: Lockheed credits Trump with lower F-35 price tag
Ninety new F-35 fighter jets will be delivered to the US government and its allies at a saving of $728 million. While the price drop may not have been entirely unexpected, manufacturer Lockheed Martin attributed it to President Donald Trump personally. Read Full Article at RT.com
184 points by Russia Today | F-35 Lightning II Lockheed Martin United States Marine Corps F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon White House Press Secretary United States Air Force Fighter aircraft
Pentagon, Lockheed Martin reach agreement for 90 F-35 jets
Ryan MaassFeb. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Defense has reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin for the next 90 F-35 jets in a move officials say lowers the price for the jet.
9 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II Fighter aircraft F-22 Raptor F-16 Fighting Falcon Lockheed Martin F/A-18 Hornet F/A-18E/F Super Hornet United States Marine Corps
Mattis memo reveals plans for leaner Pentagon, more money to fight ISIS
The US Department of Defense will ask for additional funds in 2017 to step up operations against Islamic State and to improve battle readiness, while planning for sweeping reforms to improve efficiency, says a memo from the new Pentagon chief. Read Full Article at RT.com
229 points by Russia Today | United States Department of Defense United States Marine Corps F-35 Lightning II Military Armed forces Fighter aircraft Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
State Dept. approves sale of 40 F/A-18 fighters to Kuwait
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $10.1 billion foreign military sale of 40 F/A-18 aircraft to the government of Kuwait.
5 points by UPI | United Press International F/A-18 Hornet International News Service News World Communications F-35 Lightning II Close air support United States William Randolph Hearst
US fighter plane reportedly crashes off Okinawa coast – media
A US military aircraft has crashed into the sea off the coast of the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, according to local media reports. The coastguard is reported to have dispatched a helicopter and patrol boat to search for the plane. Read Full Article at RT.com
1262 points by Russia Today | United States Marine Corps F-35 Lightning II AV-8B Harrier II Okinawa Prefecture BAE Harrier II Harrier Jump Jet
US military aircraft crashes off Okinawa
A US military aircraft has crashed off the southern Japanese island of Okinawa, according to a Japanese Coast Guard official.
2201 points by CNN | F-35 Lightning II AV-8B Harrier II Harrier Jump Jet United States Marine Corps
Showboating: Royal Navy test-drives new ‘Batman’ drone boat on Thames
Military officials tested out their new prototype high-speed drone boat on the River Thames in central London on Monday afternoon in a PR stunt ahead of a major exercise. Read Full Article at RT.com
404 points by Russia Today | BAE Systems Navy F-35 Lightning II Royal Navy Campaign Against Arms Trade Arms industry Human rights Amnesty International
South Korea considers buying 20 more F-35A stealth jets
Allen ConeSEOUL, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- South Korea is considering purchasing 20 additional radar-evading F-35A fighters to enhance its air combat capabilities, military officials said.
-1 points by UPI | F-35 Lightning II F-22 Raptor Lockheed Martin United Press International News agency Stealth aircraft Fighter aircraft F-16 Fighting Falcon