F-35 Weekly Update: 4th November 2013
Lockheed Martin Corp's F-35 fighter jet conducted its first live-fire launch of an air-to-air missile over a military test range, the new warplane's second big weapons milestone this week, the Pentagon said on Thursday.
The test of the F-35's ability to fire an AIM-120 advanced medium range air-to-air missile (AMRAAM) took place on Wednesday off the California coast, near Edwards Air Force Base, the Pentagon's F-35 program office said.
In the test, an F-35A, the Air Force model of the plan...
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