When more than a dozen F-35B Lightning IIs thundered across the skies of the Eastern Pacific and touched down on the USS America on Oct. 8, 2019, it signaled the birth of the most lethal, aviation-capable amphibious assault ship to date.
Tag Archives : F-35B
01 Nov 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's ninth monthly report (October 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
19 Oct 2019
Coverage of ADEX 2019, the Seoul Airshow, from a maritime & naval defense perspective.
14 Oct 2019
Pictures released by the MOD show UK F-35 Lightning jets landing, taking off and hovering onboard Britain’s next generation aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time.
30 Aug 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's seventh monthly report (August 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
21 Aug 2019
U.S. Marine Corps' F-35B STOVL fighters will be the first fixed wing aircraft to fly from Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Izumo-class "helicopter destroyers", following the conversion of both JS Izumo and JS Kaga into aircraft carriers.
17 Aug 2019
Japan's Ministry of Defense (MoD) has officially announced the selection of the F-35B fighter as its future short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft. Lockheed Martin was the sole bidder.
09 Aug 2019
F-35B Lightning II fighter aircraft with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (REIN), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, used the GAU-22 cannon against a simulated target and executed the first shipboard hot reload of ordnance in the Indo-Pacific region while underway in the Solomon Sea from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1), August 4.
23 Jul 2019
The Italian Navy « Cavour » aircraft carrier yesterday entered the « Edgardo Ferrati » basin at the Maritime Military Arsenal in Taranto, the Italian MoD stated.
25 Jun 2019
The UK’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35B, has successfully completed its first operational missions, the UK MoD announced today, June 25.