Operational testing of the first F-35A software load for initial U.S. Air Force service is expected to begin in October as development testing for follow-on full warfighting software picks up speed. The imminent transition of Block 3I software from development to operational test aircraft marks a key milestone in the F-35 System Design and Demonstration (SDD) phase, now 70% complete after its beginning in 2010. “The main focus is to make sure we get Block 3I right, and we have it to ...


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