UK fighter pilots fly F-35 Lightning straight from training for first time

A pair of fighter pilots have become the first in their services to fly the F-35 Lightning straight from training… More information

New stealth fighter jet ‘takes off’

The Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson experienced the world-class technology of the new F-35 today in a Lockheed Martin F-35 simulator in London… More information

OC 617 Squadron First Flight in F-35B

The new Officer Commanding Number 617 Squadron, Wing Commander John Butcher, has taken his first flight in an F-35B Lightning, the UK’s new multi-role stealth combat aircraft… More information

£135M infrastructure contract marks milestone in UK F35 programme

The Defence Secretary announced that the Ministry of Defence has awarded a £135million contract to support the new fast jets at RAF… More information

UK chosen as a global F-35 repair hub

f35The F-35 maintenance programme will generate millions of pounds and support thousands of jobs in North Wales… More information

Short piece on Britain’s F-35B fighter jets in action

f35As Tweeted by DComOps, Greg Bagwell, “a nice piece from The Telegraph which gives some insight into this incredible… More information

US announces first F-35 in Europe to be based in the UK

F35RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk will become home to the first 2 US F-35 fighter jet squadrons in Europe. The US Department of Defense has announced that RAF Lakenheath will become home to the first 2 US F-35 squadrons in… More information

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