Air Warfare

UK controllers guide F-35 bombing runs in Joint Warrior

13th October 2020 - 08:31 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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USMC F-35 pilots operating from HMS Queen Elizabeth have dropped 500lb GBU-12 bombs off Cape Wrath, Scotland, as part of Exercise Joint Warrior.

The F-35B bombing runs on 8 October were directed for the first time by UK Royal Marines forward air controllers aboard Wildcat helicopters from 847 Naval Air ...

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