Marines complete third and final F-35B development test at sea

By Lee Hudson  
November 29, 2016 at 9:31 AM
ABOARD THE USS AMERICA (LHA-6) -- The Marine Corps recently completed the third and final developmental test of the F-35B at sea that included the first integration of the logistics system, integration with the Aegis Combat System, live ordnance and night vision camera operations. Col. George "Sack" Rowell, Marine Operational Test and Evaluation One (VMX-1) commander, told reporters here Nov. 19 there were seven F-35B short-takeoff-and-vertical-landing jets on the ship for DT-3. The focus of the test was on envelope...

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