F-35A Joint Strike Fighter straps on its missiles

miércoles, 22 de febrero de 2012

F-35A Joint Strike Fighter straps on its missiles:

An F-35A Joint Strike Fighter with an external weapons load (Photo: Paul Weatherman at Loc...

The F-35A is the conventional takeoff and landing version of the Joint Strike Fighter, intended primarily for the U.S. Air Force short range fighter role. These single-seat single-engine fifth-generation fighters are designed to carry out air defense, ground attack, and recon missions. February 16, 2012 marked the first flight of the F-35A carrying an external load of two Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder missiles. The F-35A also had four additional weapons pylons attached each of which can carry 2000-pound air-to-ground weapons.
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