Lockheed aims for mid-2019 delivery of F-35 virtual training capability and full 3F sim deployment

December 6, 2018 at 10:28 AM
Lockheed Martin expects to deliver a key F-35 simulator capability in mid-2019 that will allow pilots to connect with other aircraft and with partner jets in a virtual environment. The company had expected to field the distributed mission training capability in its full mission simulator in 2018, but Mike Luntz, Lockheed's director of operations and sustainment for F-35 training, told Inside Defense this week the initial delivery was delayed. Integration and testing is slated to start in early 2019,...

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