Six F-35B Lightning II's land aboard USS Wasp (LHD-1) May 18 for phase one of Operational Testing (OT-1).
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The F-35 Lightning II Program (also known
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The JSFs advanced airframe, autonomic logistics, avionics, propulsion systems, stealth, and firepower will ensure that the F-35 is the most affordable, lethal, supportable and survivable aircraft ever to be used by so many warfighters across the globe.


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Kendall Cites Progress on F-35 Performance, Schedule, Cost

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30 June - F-35 training system, logistic system ready for operations
The U.S. Marine Corps' F-35 program took another step forward as two key capabilities...

25 June - F-35s take on Green Flag 2015
F-35A Lightning IIs from the 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron played the U.S. Army's primary close air support...

24 June - First Marine graduates Air Force's only F-35 intelligence course
The first U.S. Marine Corps officer graduated the Air Force's only F-35 Lightning II Intelligence Formal Training Unit course...

24 June - Next generation fighter technologies tested during Alaska military exercise
The past meets the future when a distinctive looking aircraft with the nose and electronics of an F-35 Lightning II...

19 June - F-35B completes first ski jump launch
An F-35B Lightning II completed the first ramp-assisted short take off to test the aircraft's compatibility...

17 June - Second F-35 squadron stands up
Lt. Col. Gregory Frana assumed command of the 62nd Fighter Squadron during an assumption of command ceremony...

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