USA—Navy Declares F-35C Ready For Service

Navy Newsstand | 03/01/2019

The U.S. Navy variant of the F-35 has achieved initial operational capability, reports the Navy NewsStand. Strike Fighter Squadron 147 (VFA-147) recently completed aircraft carrier qualifications aboard USS Carl Vinson, said a Navy release on Thursday.  To reach the milestone, the squadron required 10 F-35Cs with the latest Block 3F software; sufficient spare parts and support equipment; a functional Autonomic Logistic Information System (ALIS); and personnel properly trained for...

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