U.S. Marines Declare First F-35C Squadron Operational

Two U.S. Marine Corps F-35Cs on the ramp at Miramar as an F/A-18E/F lands.
Credit: U.S. Marine Corps
The U.S. Marine Corps has declared the first squadron equipped with Lockheed Martin F-35C jets operational, completing a five-year series of initial operational capability (IOC) milestones reached by all three U.S. operators of the single-engine fighter. The declaration means the Marine Fighter...

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