Australia’s next eight F-35A are in various stages of production at Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
The third Australian F-35A Joint Strike Fighter has received its Australian made vertical tail as it nears production completion.
Victorian based company Marand is an Australian industry leader in the global F-35 program with an exceptionally strong performance record to date, one of which is the manufacture of vertical tails for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
Three of Australia’s full-time time staff based at the Lockheed Martin F-35 production facility at Fort Worth, Texas, in the United States of America, took the opportunity to view Australia’s third F-35A (AU 003) currently on the production line, and the first Australian F-35A to receive an Australian-made tail.
Australia’s first two F-35A aircraft are currently operating at the international F-35A Pilot Training Centre at Luke Air Force Base Arizona, while Australia’s next eight F-35A are in various stages of production at Lockheed Martin’s production facility in Fort Worth, Texas.
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