At the request of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 242 successfully conducted the first ever landing of two F-35B Lightning II aircraft aboard the Japanese Ship Izumo on October 3, 2021.
Tag Archives : F-35B
05 Oct 2021
A United States Marine Corps (USMC) F-35B short take off vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft was tested for the first time aboard JS Izumo, a helicopter carrier (local designation: helicopter destroyer) of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
01 Oct 2021
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) announced this week that United States Marine Corps F-35B aircraft will start a campaign of tests aboard JS Izumo, a helicopter carrier (local designation: helicopter destroyer) of the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF).
31 Jul 2021
The Italian navy (Marina Militare) has received today the first F-35B fighter being deployed on board the Cavour aircraft carrier, which this year received the certification to operate with fifth generation aircraft in the US.
20 Jul 2021
On June 25, 2021, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) DDH Izumo arrived at its home port, Yokosuka in Kanagawa Prefecture, after a year and three months of modifications.
22 Jun 2021
The UK’s Carrier Strike Group has joined the fight against Daesh with F-35 jets carrying out their very first combat missions from HMS Queen Elizabeth.
09 Jun 2021
Britain has taken a big step towards a two-strike carrier Navy with the debut of the F-35 Lightning aboard HMS Prince of Wales.
03 May 2021
F-35B Lightning fast jets will be the cutting edge of the Carrier Strike Group’s (CSG21) formidable power in the air...
02 May 2021
The Italian Navy Cavour aircraft carrier has returned to Taranto this morning at the Mar Grande naval station, thus ending, after three months, the Ready for Operations (RFO) Campaign.
26 Mar 2021
The Cavour aircraft carrier, returning to the port of Norfolk, today completed the "sea trials" for the operational use of the F-35B.