Thursday, 4 August 2016

F-35A declared combat ready following first air-to-air kill

The US Air Force announced today that the F-35A Lightning II fifth generation fighter aircraft is "combat ready." According to General Hawk Carlisle, the commander of Air Combat Command, the aircraft met all its key criteria for being declared operational. The declaration comes after the F-35A made its first air-to-air kill on July 28 by engaging and destroying a target drone using a heat-seeking missile.

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