June 25, 2019

F-35B’s Gun Pod Trials Completed

F-35's Gun Pod Trials Completed

F-35B’s GAU-22 gun pod testing completed at NAS Pax River.

With F-35s, USMC Could Dominate Naval Aviation

F-35B

With the US Marine Corps purchasing the bulk of the Navy’s planned fleet of 680 Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighters, the USMC will likely form the dominant component of naval tactical aviation in the coming years.