An engine fire three weeks ago has grounded the expensive new fighter jet. US military officials still hope the jet can make a last-minute appearance at the prestigious UK airshow, though.
Multibillion-dollar program to develop "the most affordable, lethal, supportable, and survivable aircraft ever to be used" hits some turbulence after a crack is discovered in an engine turbine blade.
The next generation of strike aircraft for the Navy, Air Force, and Marines.
Lockheed Martin says the production model of the new jet successfully completed a stationary take-off earlier this month.
The Navy successfully test-launches the next-generation aircraft--the carrier variant of the Joint Strike Fighter--from its futuristic EMALS carrier system.
With commercial space flight on the horizon, a Pennsylvania training center offers would-be astronauts a chance to experience the rigors of blasting off. CNET sister site SmartPlanet investigates.
Air Force has given clearance for its version of the Joint Strike Fighter to begin tests--a major milestone. The program could cost a trillion dollars over the next 50 years.
F-35 Lighting project, considered the linchpin of the military's plan to modernize its tactical air forces, is found to be over budget and behind schedule.
F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter will respond to pilot voice commands for retrieving data.
The F-35 helmet will replace traditional heads-up jet fighter instrument display.