F-35B Lighting IIs assigned to the “Avengers” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 participate in a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise and Maj. Chris Brandt, F-35B pilot assigned to VMFA 211, conducts an interview on the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) in the Pacific Ocean, March 14th 2018.
Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) is completing the NAVY’s first full-length ARG Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) Exercise.
SWATT is led by the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) and is designed to increase warfighting proficiency, lethality, and interoperability of participating units.
29 PALMS/PACIFIC OCEAN, CA, UNITED STATES
Video by Cpl. Francisco Diaz