August 25, 2019

First F-35C Flight Mishap Costs $2 Million

F-35C

An F-35C flying from USS Abraham Lincoln was damaged during an aerial refueling exercise. Debris from an aerial refueling basket was ingested into the F-35C’s engine intake, resulting in damage costing about $2 million.

Advanced Super Hornet Demo Debuts

The Hornet succeeds in the air, while on land the Air Force, Army and DIS enter a cooperative information sharing agreement while the Army and Navy discuss who will operate the Super Pond at Aberdeen.