Raytheon's SSDS digitally connects with F-35B jet at sea

The US Navy Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) established a digital air connection between a ship at sea and an ...

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F-35Bs flying from HMS Queen Elizabeth drop first bombs

F-35 Lightning fighter jets have dropped first test bombs during flight trials on board the Royal Navy aircraft ...

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Royal Navy starts F-35B rolling vertical landing trials

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was at the center of an important milestone for the F-35 program as ...

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F-35Bs ace night-time landings on HMS Queen Elizabeth trials

F-35 Lightning jets achieved another milestone during flight trials on board the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS ...

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F-35Bs land on HMS Queen Elizabeth for first time ever

The UK has once again joined the club of aircraft carrier operating nations as first F-35Bs landed on the flight ...

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F-35B conducts first combat strike from USS Essex

In a milestone for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, a Marine Corps F-35B flying from amphibious assault ...

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Rolls-Royce opens F-35B LiftFan production site in UK

A facility for the manufacturing of LiftFan systems for F-35B jets has been ceremonially opened by UK defense ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth enters Norfolk

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, after evading Hurricane Florence ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth arrives in the US for F-35B trials

Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has reached the United States for planned F-35B flight ...

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UK F-35B pilots on final preparations for carrier trials

A team of four F-35B test pilots are making final preparations for taking their aircraft aboard Royal Navy aircraft ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth setting sail for F-35B trials

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is scheduled to get underway from HMNB Portsmouth on Saturday for ...

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UK F-35Bs start vertical landing pad training

The UK’s short take off vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B jets have started training on the first of ...

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Essex ARG completes final pre-deployment drill

Ships from the US Navy’s Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and Marines attached to 13th Marine Expeditionary ...

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First British F-35Bs arrive home

The Royal Navy and Air Force welcomed their first F-35B Lightning II fighter jets as they landed at RAF Marham in ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth sailors meet the F-35B in Maryland

Royal Navy sailors who will be in charge of flight deck operations aboard the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen ...

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First British F-35Bs to arrive home early June

The first Royal Navy and Air Force F-35B jets are scheduled to fly into their new home at RAF Marham next month, ...

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First full-British F-35B aerial refueling takes place

UK’s F-35B Lightning jets which will be operated by the Royal Navy and Air Force recently achieved another ...

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Essex ARG completes marine integration drill

US Navy ships from the Essex amphibious ready group (ARG) have completed the first series of integration exercises ...

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Wasp ARG ships stop in Okinawa on Indo-Pacific deployment

Ships from the US Navy’s Wasp amphibious ready group made a stop in Okinawa, Japan, on March 15 following two ...

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Italian Navy receives first F-35B built outside US

The Italian Navy on January 25 received the first Short Take-Off/Vertical Landing (STOVL) F-35B Lightning II ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth preparing for helicopter trials

The recently-commissioned Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has kicked off preparations for her ...

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