ARLINGTON, Va., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- This is a comprehensive look at the F-35 and how the US services and partners are preparing for the aircraft, and reshaping their air combat forces with the arrival of the fifth generation aircraft.
Published by Second Line of Defense (http://www.sldinfo.com), a leading defense website, the book draws on literally hundreds of visits with pilots, maintainers, testers, industrialists and visits in Asia, Europe and the Middle East discussing the F-35 and how it is viewed by key states as part of their defence transformation.
The F-35 has arrived. With more than 50,000 flight hours on the F-35 fleet and an operational squadron with the Marines, and second shortly, to be joined by the USAF this year and the Navy next year, the F-35 fleet has already taken off.
The first section looks at the intersection between the arrival of the F-35 and innovation and transformation of defence capabilities and approaches.
The second section examines some of the key elements in the F-35 global enterprise, which will see an unique arrival of an entire global interactive fleet of users, who can work with one another to meet homeland defence, extended perimeter defence, or expeditionary operations as needed by the leadership of that particular F-35 partner state.
The reach of the F-35 as a data sharing and decision making asset is unprecedented in combat history.
The final section highlights key elements of the evolving strategic environment within which the F-35 can provide some solution sets, which can enhance the capability for national defence or embedded coalition capabilities which can empower a diversity of coalitions in the defence of the homeland or in extended perimeter defence.
In short, the F-35 is here now. And key partners are already rethinking how they will use the plane based on direct engagement in the development, production, training, flying or maintaining the aircraft today.
The book is available on Amazon wordwide.
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SOURCE Second Line of Defense