How Lockheed Martin builds the F-35

Date:15 October 2012 Tags:, , , , ,

See how major components come together in the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II factory at Air Force Plant 4 in Fort Worth, Texas.

Over the past 30 years, stealth technology has helped American warplanes maintain air dominance around the globe. Now Russian firms are designing and selling weapons they claim can shoot down the most sophisticated aircraft ever built.

Read the cover story titled “The stealth war” in PM’s November 2012 issue – on sale on 22 October – to find out about new radar and missile technology targeting planes once thought undetectable…