Five Ways F-35 Training is Improving Mission Readiness for Pilots and Maintainers

December 1, 2020 – It’s the morning of your first solo flight in the most advanced fighter jet ever created – the F-35. You’re excited and anxious because today culminates weeks of training and preparation. Once onsite, you get assigned your tail number. After hours of meticulous preparation and briefing, you head to the airplane knowing your maintenance crew chief…

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FRCE Certified for Testing F-35 Components

June 15, 2020 – A new public-private partnership with Lockheed Martin gives Fleet Readiness Center East another means of supporting naval aviation. The depot recently declared capability on 14 F-35 components, meaning FRCE is now a verified source of repair and testing for these items. “This component workload is the next step in F-35 maintenance at Fleet Readiness Center East,…

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Marotte Control’s CAS to Equip AARGM-ER on the F/A-18E/F, EA-18G and F-35

April 22, 2020 – Marotta Controls, a rapidly growing aerospace and defense supplier based in New Jersey, announced today that it has designed and will be manufacturing a new Control Actuation System (CAS) for Northrop Grumman. The CAS will be integrated into Northrop’s Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile – Extended Range (AARGM-ERs) specified for U.S. Navy and Air Force use. The…

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F-35 Joint Program Office honored with 2020 SecDef Environmental Award

April 22, 2020 – The F-35 Joint Program Office’s Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Team was recognized as a 2020 Secretary of Defense Environmental Award winner for the Environmental Excellence in Weapon System Acquisition in the large program category, April 22. The Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Team received the honor for its actions to eliminate hazards associated with the…

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