The F-35 Lightning was officially launched at the Avalon Airshow on the 3rd of March 2017. The Australian Defence Force is proud to be part of the 2017 Australian International Airshow, with displays showcasing the latest military aviation assets and technology.
The ME Program is also proud to be an official partner with the Australian Department of Defence. Helping developing the workforce of the future to support the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter.
Two squadrons of F-35A’s will be based in Williatown and BAE Systems have the major sustainment contract for this state of the art aircraft. Local ME Program Defence Industry Partners such a Varley’s produce parts for the F-35A and are supported by the ME Program.