- The Truax Air National Guard base in Madison is one of five locations under consideration as a site for 18 new F-35A aircraft. The F-35 has been designated part of the Department of Defense Strategic Nuclear Triad – first-strike fighter jets designed to carry nuclear warheads. The base must be expanded and modified in order to accommodate the jets.
Our mission is to stop the basing of the F-35A Joint Strike Fighter at Truax. We oppose the basing for many reasons, including the protection of thousands of people living around the airport . Use this site as a guide to taking action or to learn more about the dangers associated with the F-35 and the expansion of the Truax base.