F-35B Flight Tests Commence On Japanese Carrier

USMC F-35B landing on JS Izumo.
Credit: Japan Ministry of Defense

SINGAPORE—The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) has started flight-validation tests of the Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II operating from its newly converted light aircraft carrier JS Izumo. The Japanese defense ministry said the JMSDF conducted verification of take-off and landing with U...

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