Wednesday, February 5, 2014

F 35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) With AMRAAM & AIM-9X Sidewinder Missiles

Lockheed Martin has announced that United States Air Force (USAF) version of the F 35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has conducted test flights with AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile, (AMRAAM) beyond-visual-range (BVR), AIM-9X Sidewinder heat-seeking, short-range,air-to-air missile (AAM) and 2,000 pound bombs.

Two AIM-120 AMRAAMs and two 2,000 pound bombs were carried internally while two AIM-9X Sidewinder were carried on two of the six external hardpoints.

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