USS America’s Test: Lightning Carrier Proof of Concept Demonstration


11/23/2016:  “F-35B’s are changing the way we fight.

With over 21,500 flight hours logged, they are the most versatile and technologically advanced aircraft in the skies today.”

 This week, the USS America (LHA 6) hosted the largest number of F-35 Lightning II’s ever in the Lightning Carrier Proof of Concept Demonstration, showcasing the capabilities of a heavy strike force from a large deck amphibious ship. 

 CA, UNITED STATES:11/19/2016

 Video by Lance Cpl. Dana Beesley 

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