F-35 makes first arrested landing on USS Nimitz aircraft carrier

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An F-35 conducts its first arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kelly M. Agee) An F-35C Joint Strike Fighter has landed on an aircraft carrier for the first time after a successful test yesterday. The arrested landing using catapults and traps – "cats and traps" – took place aboard USS Nimitz's (CVN 68) flight deck. The arrested landing is part of initial at-sea Developmental Testing I (DT-I) for the F...
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