F-35B Lightning II Operations Aboard USS America (LHA 6) Wrap Up

12/06/2016
12/06/2016: PACIFIC OCEAN (NOV. 17, 2016) The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) wrapped up its third and final developmental test phase (DT-III) of the F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on November 17. The Pax River ITF’s…

F-35B Lightning II Completes Operations Aboard USS America (LHA 6): 1

12/06/2016
12/06/2016: PACIFIC OCEAN (NOV. 17, 2016) The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force (ITF) wrapped up its third and final developmental test phase (DT-III) of the F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing (STOVL) variant aboard amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) on November 17. The Pax River ITF’s…

Launching the F-35C Lightning II

10/16/2015
10/16/2015: F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighters assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 go through flight evolutions aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducting follow-on sea trials.  Credit:U.S. Navy video/Released:10/2/15 According to Colin Clark of Breaking Defense: One…

F-35C Night Ops

10/16/2015
10/16/2015: U.S. Navy sailors conduct night flight operations with the F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighter aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). The aircraft, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX 23), are aboard the aircraft carrier for the second phase of…

F-35C Lightning II Goes Through Flight Evolutions

10/15/2015
10/15/2015: F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighters assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 go through flight evolutions aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducting follow-on sea trials.  Credit:U.S. Navy video/Released:10/3/15 According to Andrea Shalal of Reuters: The Navy…

The F-35C Lands Aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

10/14/2015
10/13/2015: F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighters assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducting follow-on sea trials.  Credit:U.S. Navy video/Released):10/2/15 According to Ali Rockett of the Newport News. Daily Press: Rear Adm.…

F-35 Aboard the USS Eisenhower

10/13/2015
10/13/2015: Flight deck members watch a F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighters assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 land aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69). The POV for this video is from the flight deck Integrated Catapult…

F-35C Flight Ops Aboard USS Eisenhower

10/13/2015
10/12/2015: F-35C Lightning II carrier variant joint strike fighters assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23 go through flight evolutions aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducting follow-on sea trials.  Credit:Navy Media Content Service:10/3/15 According to Colin Clark of Breaking Defense:…