U.S. Navy Preps For First F-35C Deployment

Credit: Lockheed Martin
The U.S. Navy is working hard to develop a pilot syllabus and conduct unit-level events to fold fifth-generation fighter capability into the carrier air wing. The service declared initial operational capability (IOC) for the F-35C carrier variant Feb. 28, meaning the aircraft is ready for combat...

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