UK-owned F-35B fighters landed on the HMS Queen Elizabeth II for the first time on Oct. 13 off the Atlantic coast of Florida to initiate operational testing (OT-1) of the new aircraft carrier as part of the Royal Navy’s Westlant 2019 deployment, UK military officials say. The defense ministry announced the milestone landings on Twitter. Photos showed two F-35Bs secured on the deck of the carrier.  “This is another step towards the UK’s carrier strike capability ...

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