DLA News Archive

Tag: F35

Feb. 23, 2021

First shipment of F-35 Lightning II aircraft material arrives at San Joaquin

Defense Logistics Agency Distribution San Joaquin, located in Tracy, California, was selected as the Wholesale Air Vehicle Storage and Distribution location for F-35 Lightning II aircraft parts. DLA Distribution has a proven track record as the Defense Department’s storage and distribution provider and DLA Distribution San Joaquin will step up as a key player in support of the sustainment of the DoD’s premier weapon system.

June 19, 2020

DLA Distribution brings proven sustainment to the F-35 and the future warfighter arsenal

The F-35 Lightning II is soon poised to enter full operational capability in 2021, almost 25 years after initial development and testing. The long and troubled history of the F-35, a product of the Joint Strike Fighter program initiated in 1995, is most notably known in the public eye as being over budget and behind schedule.

April 27, 2020

DLA Distribution Oklahoma City keeps F-35 parts moving during COVID-19 pandemic

Oklahomans have a long history of overcoming adversity, lending a helping hand to neighbors and always maintaining hope and resiliency, even in the most trying of times. It’s what they proudly refer to as “The Oklahoma Standard.”

Jan. 28, 2020

DLA puts F-35 parts close to source of repair at military industrial facilities

Time-tested warehousing processes and customer relationships are enabling the Defense Logistics Agency to improve readiness and sustainment of the F-35 joint strike fighter. 

Feb. 6, 2017

F-35A, maintainers proving reliable at Red Flag

Logistics In Action: Article originally appeared on the Hill Air Force Base website — When it comes to the F-35A, much is made of the edge its fifth-generation technology gives pilots, but America’s newest fighter aircraft is also proving capable in the hands of maintainers.