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U.S. Navy Version of Lockheed Martin F-35 Makes First Flight

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U.S. Navy Version of Lockheed Martin F-35 Makes First Flight

“I am thrilled the F-35C has attained this milestone,” said Vice Adm. Thomas J. Kilcline, Commander of Naval Air Forces. “This flight marks the beginning of a new chapter in Naval Aviation. The mission systems in this aircraft will provide the Carrier Strike Group Commander with an unprecedented ability to counter a broad spectrum of threats and win in operational scenarios that our legacy aircraft cannot address.” Kilcline pretty much said it all on June 7, 2010.

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