F-35A And F-15C 5-Ship Close Formation Over Europe For The First Time

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a multirole combat aircraft of fifth generation, developed under the Joint Strike Fighter program to replace the aging F-16 , A-10 , F / A-18 and AV -8B on reconnaissance, ground attack, and air defense missions .

This aircraft was designed in three different versions: the F-35A for conventional take-off and landing (CTOL), The F-35B capable of performing short take-offs and vertical landing (STOVL) and the F-35C which is a naval variant capable of operating on aircraft carriers.
They made their first deployment on Europe soil on April 15th 2017.

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