Saturday, 16 April 2016

Video: US Navy F-35C Carrier Variant Starts AGM-154 JSOW Qualifications

The US Navy released a video showing a F-35C Lightning II test aircraft (the carrier variant of the JSF Joint Strike Fighter) conducting the first weapon separation test of an AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW). The drop test marks the beginning of the qualifications campaign for this weapon. It took place on March 23 at the NAVAIR Atlantic Test Range with aircraft CF-05 assigned to the Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23.

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