F-35 Global News
USS Abraham Lincoln, the first US Navy aircraft carrier capable of accommodating the F-35C Lightning II, welcomed the fifth-generation jet fighter on board earlier this month.
Moving from a kill chain focused force to a kill web one defines a key trajectory of US and allied defense transformation.
"The F-35Cs are so amazing and powerful. I feel privileged to have been a part of this historic event.”
The first wave will no longer limited to the beach or uncontested space, it can effectively reach locations 450 miles from the shipborne base – even in contested airspace.