F-35 Follow-On Takes Shape

Credit: As the U.S. Navy tests the F-35C carrier variant aboard the USS George Washington this month, the JPO is already looking ahead at a Block 4 modernization program: USN
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON—The seven F-35s on board set a dizzying pace, catapulting off the ship, circling around and coming in for a landing every few minutes. After catching the arresting gear wire with a newly redesigned tailhook and lurching to a sudden stop, each jet maneuvers around the...

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