Mission Ready F-35s Delivered to RAAF

04/10/2018
Recently, Australia more than doubled its F-35A fleet when Lockheed Martin delivered three F-35As (AU3, AU4 and AU5) to the Royal Australian Air Force team stationed at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, USA. These are Australia's first Block 3F Lightning II 'Mission Ready' jets which are being used to train…

Marines Work the Sea Base and Expanded Capabilities

03/27/2018
Pilots aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) perform deck landing qualifications in an MV-22B Osprey, MH-60S Sea Hawk, and F-35B Lightning II on March 19, 2018. As the Marine Corps' only continuously forward deployed Marine Expeditionary Unit, the 31st MEU provides a flexible force ready to perform a wide range of…

An Overview on WTI 1-18

11/28/2017
2017-11-28 An end of course video featuring the highlights of Weapons and Tactics Instructor course (WTI) 1-18 in Yuma, Ariz., Oct 23, 2017. WTI is a seven week training event, hosted by Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) cadre, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine…

F-22 Air Refueling over Iraq

11/07/2017
11/07/2017: F-22 receives fuel from a KC-10 during a refueling mission over Iraq, Oct. 27, 2017. The F-22 possesses a sophisticated sensor suite allowing the pilot to track, identify, shoot and kill air-to-air threats before being detected. It is on regular rotation now to CENCOM and is providing the kind of…

Preparing for Deployment in Alaska and the Testing the Norwegian Drag Chute

10/17/2017
10/17/2017: A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II fighter aircraft lands on the flight line Oct. 12, 2017, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. The F-35 is here to conduct cold weather testing to ensure the fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft performs optimally in Alaska's harsh weather conditions. And this is…

Looking at Red Flag 17-3 from a Marine Corps Point of View

08/07/2017
2017-08-07: Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 "Wake Island Avengers," 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, participate in Red Flag 17-3 at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., July 10 to 28. Red Flag 17-3 is a realistic combat training exercise involving the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy and Marine Corps and this iteration…

F-35A at the Paris Air Show, 2017

07/13/2017
2017-07-13 The F-35A was a key element for this year's Paris Air Show. In the videos below, the F-35A at the Paris Air Show is highlighted. Paris Air Show: F-35 makes its debut from Shephard Media on Vimeo. Earlier, we have provided a series of video and photo updates on…