Tuesday, January 24, 2017

U.S. AETC fires first live bombs from an F-35A

U.S. AETC fires first live bombs from an F-35A: The U.S. Air Force's Air Education and Training Command fired their first live bombs from a Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II.

The bombs, armed GBU-12s, were fired from six aircraft during a recent exercise conducted by pilots with the 33rd Fighter Wing. Officials say the event affirmed the weapon's capabilities onboard the aircraft.