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Navy Tests Lockheed’s F-35C Aboard Carrier at Night

Lockheed Martin‘s F-35C Lightning II aircraft has completed an initial round of at-sea development tests aboard the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier, where the Joint Strike Fighter performed nighttime landings and other maneuvers. The U.S. Navy said Monday that the F-35 Lightning II Integrated Test Force of the Naval Air Station Patuxent River’s Air Test and Evaluation Squadron …

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Lockheed F-35C Jet Lands on Carrier in 1st At-Sea Development Test

Lockheed Martin‘s F-35 carrier variant performed an arrested landing on the USS Nimitz aircraft carrier Monday as part of an estimated two-week initial at-sea development test of the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter. The Navy said Monday that Cmdr. Tony Wilson, a U.S. Navy test pilot, landed one of two F-35C planes onto the carrier’s flight deck under the DT-I test phase. …

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