1996: The Joint Advanced Strike Technology (JAST) program, started in 1994, is merged with DARPA's ASTOVL
program to form the tri-service Joint Strike Fighter program.
Game players can take to the skies in a variety of aircraft including the: F-117A Stealth Fighter, the F-22, B-2A Stealth bomber, X-31 EFM, X-29, FSW, X-32 ASTOVL
, French Rafale C, EF 2000, JAS-39, Su-37.
ATF is the only flight simulation that features all seven of these cutting-edge aircraft together in the same product -- the Boeing F-22, F-117A Nighthawk, B-2A Spirit, X-29, X-31 EFM, ASTOVL
, and the Dassault Rafale C.