First Take (July 6, 2015)

Credit: U.S. Navy
DEFENSE A Lockheed Martin F-35B dropped the U.K.’s Raytheon Paveway IV precision-guided bomb for the first time on June 12, two inert 500-lb. munitions being released from the aircraft’s weapons bay. On June 23, the first F-35B ski-jump launch was conducted at NAS Patuxent River, Maryland. U.K...

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