Future force with F-35A Lightning II
The F-35A Lightning II (commonly known as the Joint Strike Fighter) will provide for Australia’s future air combat and strike needs.
Initially planned for RAAF Base Williamtown, the F-35A will provide Australia with a fifth generation aircraft at the forefront of air combat technology, to provide a networked force-multiplier effect in terms of situational awareness and combat effectiveness.
MANUFACTURER: Lockheed Martin
ROLE: Fifth Generation Multi-role Fighter
ENGINE: Pratt & Whitney F135-PW-100
AIRFRAME LENGTH: 15.7 m