F-35 Conducts First Live-Fire Weapons Test

October 2013
Defense Daily;10/31/2013, Vol. 260 Issue 22, p8
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The article reports on the launch by an F-35A fighter plane of a guided air-to-air missile in the U.S. on October 30, 2013. An AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missile was employed in the test pilot against an aerial drone target in restricted military sea test range airspace. A successful air-to-ground weapons test was also demonstrated by an F-35B vertical takeoff and landing variant.


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