AV-8B Harrier II

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Name: AV-8B Harrier II
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lockheed Martin F-35 Fleet Tops 15,000 Flight Hours

[Aviation Today, April 16] Lockheed Martin ’s F-35 Lightning 2 fleet recently reached 15,000 flight hours. The F-35 is a fifth generation fighter that combines advanced low observable stealth technology with fighter speed and agility, fully fused sensor ... [Published Aviation Today - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

ANOTHER LINE OF DEFENCE

In a bid to respond to emergency threats that could possibly arise in the Middle East , the United States Marine Corps will create a new land-based unit in the region during the fiscal 2015. The unit also aims at tackling emergencies at embassies, reports ... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Report: Marine Corps to create Middle East crisis response unit in 2015

The United States is sending 175 more Marines to Romania to extend the U.S. military’s ability to respond to crises around the region, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.More Marines will be temporarily based in Spain to respond to potential crises in Africa, ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Marine Harriers vs. French in Exercise

U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier pilots with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 263 (Reinforced), 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conducted a bilateral aviation exercise with French air force fighter pilots in Djibouti, Africa, March 26 to April ... [Published Flight Journal - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

Joint Strike Fighter aims to soar

The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program is flying into this year’s budget wars on Capitol Hill with renewed lift under its wings from a lower government cost estimate and progress refining technical glitches.Another boost for the long-delayed and over budget ... [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 05 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Navy contributes underwater technology to Malaysia search

Two pieces of Navy equipment were added to the underwater search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet Friday, one for sound and one for visual images.Search experts warned that the equipment moves slowly and covers a small area. Searching hundreds of ... [Published USA Today - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Military branches returning to OC Air Show

After being grounded for much of last year, several military units are set to perform at the 2014 OC Air Show.Organizers will host aerial demonstrations from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps for the June 14-15 show that is in its seventh ... [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform near Alabama this weekend

After a year's absence, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds return to southern skies this weekend.The Thunderbirds are set to headline the Columbus Air Force Base "Wings Over Columbus" Air Show and Open House Saturday and Sunday. The base is located just ... [Published al.com - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Navy SEAL parachute team coming to OC Air Show

OCEAN CITY — The Leap Frogs, the U.S. Navy’s elite parachute team, will be performing in June at the 2014 OC Air Show, event organizers announced.“This year’s line up is looking to be one of the best in OC Air Show history ” said Bryan Lilley, president ... [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 29 2014 - 1 reports

Military jet flyovers in Clackamas County startle residents

OREGON CITY, Ore. -- They came in loud and fast Friday afternoon – so low that some residents in Clackamas County feared there was going to be a crash.Several KATU viewers emailed and contacted the station through social media concerned about what was ... [Published Katu.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Republic of Korea picks F-35A Lightning II for F-XC fighter program

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) said the Republic of Korea has formally selected the F-35 Lightning II aircraft for its F-X fighter acquisition program.Korea is the third foreign military sales country to procure the F-35, joining Israel and Japan who selected ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 3 reports

Korea Selects Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II Aircraft

Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT: Quote), a security and aerospace company, Monday said its F-35 Lightning II aircraft has been chosen by The Republic of Korea for its F-X fighter acquisition program. The program includes participation from three U.S. military ... [Published RTTNews.com - Mar 24 2014]

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...F-35s accounted for more than half of those flight hours," said J D McFarlan, Lockheed Martin's vice president for F-35 Test & Verification. "While the fleet continues to train, we are actively flight testing the software and mission systems that will enable the Marine Corps to declare Initial Operational Capability (IOC) next year as planned."
"This is a revolutionary capability," Chief of Naval Research Rear Adm. Matthew Klunder was quoted in the report. "It's absolutely critical that we get this out to sea with our sailors for these trials, because this very affordable technology is going to change the way we fight and save lives."
"The [Marine Corps] intends to source and deploy SPMAGTF-CENT, which consists of a command element, ground combat element, aviation combat element and logistics combat element providing CENTCOM with a flexible, self-deploying and self-sustaining option for responding to these emergent threats" Kloppel said
"These are very slow, with a very limited range," said Alan Diehl, a former investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board. "It's been compared to looking for an object on a football field by viewing it through a soda straw."

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Robert Poblete: A person essentially assist to ... [Published Bulatlat.com - Apr 18 2014]
Lockheed Martin F-35 Fleet Tops 15,000 Flight H... [Published Aviation Today - Apr 16 2014]
F-35 Fleet Surpasses 15,000 Flying Hours [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 15 2014]
Changing the Face of Aviation [Published Air Force Association - Apr 13 2014]
ANOTHER LINE OF DEFENCE [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Apr 12 2014]
Report: Marine Corps to create Middle East cris... [Published Stars and Stripes - Apr 11 2014]
Best Flight Simulator For iPad [Published Tech Shout - Apr 11 2014]
Marine Corps to stand up crisis response unit i... [Published Air Force Times - Apr 10 2014]
Marine Harriers vs. French in Exercise [Published Flight Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Joint Strike Fighter aims to soar [Published U-T San Diego - Apr 05 2014]
Navy contributes underwater technology to Mala... [Published USA Today - Apr 04 2014]
U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform near Alabam... [Published al.com - Apr 03 2014]
XCOR Aerospace Announces Brian Binnie as Newest... [Published Space Fellowship - Apr 03 2014]
Military branches returning to OC Air Show [Published Baltimore Sun - Apr 03 2014]
XCOR Aerospace Announces Brian Binnie as Newest... [Published TickerTech.com - Apr 03 2014]
Navy SEAL parachute team coming to OC Air Show [Published Delmarva Daily Times - Apr 02 2014]
F-35 Cockpit Demonstrator Makes Stop at NAS Mer... [Published Navy News Stand - Mar 31 2014]
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense H... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 29 2014]
Trio of GCHS alums serve together as officers [Published Allied News - Mar 28 2014]
Military jet flyovers in Clackamas County start... [Published Katu.com - Mar 28 2014]
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense H... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
South Korea chooses F-35A fighter for F-X Fight... [Published Air Force Technology - Mar 27 2014]
Flight simulator gives aviators a view of the f... [Published Meridian Star - Mar 26 2014]
FACTBOX-South Korea joins U.S., allies planning... [Published CNBC - Mar 25 2014]
Republic of Korea picks F-35A Lightning II for ... [Published Individual.com - Mar 25 2014]
Why the Navy's black box locator could be usele... [Published STLtoday.com - Mar 25 2014]
Pratt & Whitney Statement on Republic of Korea ... [Published Pratt & Whitney - Mar 24 2014]
Korea Selects Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning ... [Published RTTNews.com - Mar 24 2014]
LOCKHEED MARTIN : Republic of Korea Selects Loc... [Published 4 Traders - Mar 24 2014]
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Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense H... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 29 2014]
Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. I. America’s Crisis Response Force The United States Marine Corps is the nation’s crisis response force. Since our founding in 1775, Marines have answered the nation’s call, faithfully protecting the American ...
Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense H... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 28 2014]
Federal Information & News Dispatch, Inc. I. America’s Crisis Response Force The United States Marine Corps is the nation’s crisis response force. Since our founding in 1775, Marines have answered the nation’s call, faithfully protecting the American ...
[Photo] Two Lightnings fly together: F-35A and ... [Published The Aviationist - Mar 28 2014]
On Mar. 14, 2014, Luke Air Force Base hosted a ceremony for the arrival of the first F-35 (Tail Number LF 5030), the 5th generation stealth fighter that will equip the 56th Fighter Wing. “The F-35 Lightning II represents the future of tactical aviation ...
French Rafale fighter jets operate from U.S. ai... [Published The Aviationist - Jan 15 2014]
Although it is not the first time this happens, French warplanes seldom operate from U.S. flatops. For this reasons, the images in this posts are particularly rare. They  show the two French Navy Rafale omnirole combat planes , from aircraft carrier ...
Low level flying and bombing run from the Harri... [Published The Aviationist - Dec 18 2013]
About three years ago a fleet of about 50 perfectly working Harrier GR9 aircraft belonging to the RAF Joint Force Harrier were retired as a consequence of a spending review. Some of them were sold to the U.S. Marine Corps to serve as spares ...
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Lockheed Martin Celebrates 100th F-35 Lightning II [Published PR Newswire - Dec 13 2013]
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