Modification work to turn Japan's JS Kaga "helicopter destroyer" into a F-35B aircraft carrier are nearing completion at a dock in Kure City.
Tag Archives : F-35B
18 Apr 2022
The modifications to Kaga, second of the Izumo-class helicopter destroyer (DDH) began at the Japan Marine United (JMU) shipyard in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, in late March.
05 Oct 2021
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.
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.