The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter reached yet another milestone with the first operational U.S. Marine Corps F-35C squadron deploying onboard an aircraft carrier.
This is only the second F-35C squadron that goes on an operational deployment after the Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 “the Argonauts,” which is on deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group in the Indo-Pacific.
“C” Is For Aircraft Carrier
In January, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314 “The Black Knights” embarked on an operational deployment aboard the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group.
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