F-35 Lightning II News
Marines declare first F-35 unit operational
The U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft reached initial operational capability July 31, 2015 with a squadron of 10 F-35Bs ready for world-wide deployment.
Ground testing for F-35 gun conducted at Edwards AFB
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Integrated Test Force is in the process of testing the F-35A Lightning II’s newest munitions asset, a four-barrel Gatling gun that fires 25 mm rounds known as the GAU-22/A.
First F-35 fighter squadron activated at Hill
The jets won't arrive for another few months, but the first F-35 fighter squadron has officially started work at Hill Air Force Base.