Military Photo: Lightning II Debut


The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is presented for the first time at an inauguration ceremony the the Lockheed Martin plant in Fort Worth, Texas, on July 7. The Lightning II is a 5th-generation, supersonic stealth fighter designed to replace a wide range of existing aircraft, including the AV-8B Harrier, A-10 Thunderbolt II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F/A-18 Hornet and Royal Air Force Harrier GR-7 and Sea Harriers. (Image courtesy of Lockheed Martin)

Posted: 07/01/2006

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