US Air Force - AFMC F-35s

USMC F-35B #168312 of Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron nr. 1 (VMX-1) lands on the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6). They are underway conducting operational testing and the third phase of developmental testing for the F-35B Lightning II aircraft. The tests will evaluate the full spectrum of joint strike fighter measures of suitability and effectiveness in an at-sea environment. [USNavy photo by PO 3rd Cl. Kyle Goldberg]


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    Marked USS America for a deployment onboard LHA-6 beginning October 28th, 2016 for both Developmental Testing (DT-III) and Operational Testing (OT).

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