F-35C with external weapons

The carrier variant of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter flew for the first time with external weapons June 27.

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F-35A is refueling with external weapons

FORT WORTH, Texas, April 24, 2012 – On Saturday, Apr. 21, a Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] F-35A Lightning II conventional takeoff and landing aircraft completed the program’s first in-flight refueling mission while configured with external weapons at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.  U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. George Schwartz piloted the test aircraft, known as […]