Lockheed ‘Sidekick’ Will Raise F-35 Missile Capacity

Credit: USAF
A device called Sidekick will allow a U.S. Air Force or Navy version of the F-35 to carry six AIM-120 missiles internally instead of four, a Lockheed Martin official says. The comments by F-35 test pilot Tony Wilson on May 1 come as the program continues to define the details of a 10-year...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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