Amid heightened tensions with China and North Korea, the U.S. Marine Corps is showcasing the Lockheed Martin F-35B’s warfighting capabilities in exercises around the Pacific Rim. Since Marine Fighter Attack Sqdn. (VMFA) 121 arrived at its new home in Iwakuni, Japan, in January, the squadron’s F-35Bs have flown all over Japan, to South Korea and back, and most recently to Alaska to participate in Exercise Northern Edge. Time and time again, the F-35 has proved its lethality, ...


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