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F-35 drops its first bomb

The Lockheed Martin F-35 has dropped its first bomb during weapons separating trials at Patuxent River, Maryland. The aircraft  dropped the inert 1,000-pound GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) on 8 August over the Atlantic test range while flying at 400 knots at an altitude of 4,200 feet. Lockheed Martin pilot Dan Levin dropped the […]

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