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F-35A completes first inflight weapons release

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 19, 2012
F-35A AF-1 drops a GBU-31. (Lockheed Martin)

The CTOL F-35A variant of Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter dropped a weapon for the first time this week.

F-35A AF-1 dropped a 2,000lb GBU-31 JDAM over the Lake China weapons range on October 16, with USAF Major Eric Schultz at the controls.

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F-35A completes first inflight weapons release

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 19, 2012
F-35A AF-1 drops a GBU-31. (Lockheed Martin)

The CTOL F-35A variant of Lockheed Martin’s Joint Strike Fighter dropped a weapon for the first time this week.

F-35A AF-1 dropped a 2,000lb GBU-31 JDAM over the Lake China weapons range on October 16, with USAF Major Eric Schultz at the controls.

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