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F-35C completes first weapons release

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 28, 2013
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)

The navy variant of the F-35 executed the first airborne separation test of an inert weapon on October 21.

Marine Corps test pilot Capt. Justin Carlson flew the F-35C test aircraft CF-2 over an Atlantic test range when he released the 500-pound inert laser-guided GBU-12 Paveway II from an internal weapons bay.

With this weapons separation, all three F-35 variants have released ordnance from their weapons bays.

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F-35C completes first weapons release

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 28, 2013
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)

The navy variant of the F-35 executed the first airborne separation test of an inert weapon on October 21.

Marine Corps test pilot Capt. Justin Carlson flew the F-35C test aircraft CF-2 over an Atlantic test range when he released the 500-pound inert laser-guided GBU-12 Paveway II from an internal weapons bay.

With this weapons separation, all three F-35 variants have released ordnance from their weapons bays.

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F-35C completes first weapons release

written by australianaviation.com.au | October 28, 2013
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)
First weapons release for the F-35C. (LM)

The navy variant of the F-35 executed the first airborne separation test of an inert weapon on October 21.

Marine Corps test pilot Capt. Justin Carlson flew the F-35C test aircraft CF-2 over an Atlantic test range when he released the 500-pound inert laser-guided GBU-12 Paveway II from an internal weapons bay.

With this weapons separation, all three F-35 variants have released ordnance from their weapons bays.

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