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GE Aerospace delivers 1,200th Avionics and Power systems across global F-35 fleet

June 18, 2023

Le Bourget – June 18, 2023 – GE Aerospace recently delivered the 1,200th shipset system for the F-35 for each of the seven avionics and power systems across their global manufacturing and support network. 


“We’re honored to support Lockheed Martin for more than two decades, helping to continually advance the F-35’s avionics and electrical power systems for the armed forces,” said Joe Krisciunas, president and GM of Electrical Power Systems, GE Aerospace. “The F-35’s reliability and mission readiness remain an essential focus for our team.”


Supporting the F-35 since its inception, GE Aerospace has the following systems onboard the aircraft: 

Electrical Power Management System: Cheltenham, UK

Standby Flight Display: Cheltenham, UK

Remote Input Output Unit: Cheltenham, UK

Fuselage Remote Interface Unit: Grand Rapids, MI USA

Missile Remote Interface Unit: Grand Rapids, MI USA

Engine Distress Monitoring System: Southampton, UK 

Ingested Debris Monitoring System: Southampton, UK


GE Aerospace recently announced an agreement with Lockheed Martin to service the F-35 systems at repair and maintenance locations in California, Georgia, and Utah as well as GE sites at Grand Rapids, Michigan, Long Island, New York and Cheltenham, United Kingdom. 

Check out the F-35 program at a glance, with more than 935 aircraft delivered to 38 bases worldwide. 


About GE Aerospace

GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components, avionics, and electrical power systems for commercial and military aircraft with a global service network to support these offerings. GE Aerospace and its joint ventures have an installed base of more than 40,000 commercial and 26,000 military aircraft engines, and the business is playing a vital role in shaping the future of flight.

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