F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter - LOCKHEED MARTIN X-35, Joint Strike Fighter. Nears completion of flight testing at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. The JSF is being built in three variants: a conventional take-off and landing aircraft (CTOL) for the US Air Force; a carrier based variant (CV) for the US Navy; and a short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft for the US Marine Corps and the Royal Navy. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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F-35B Joint Strike Fighters with Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501 conduct aerial refueler training with a KC-130J Hercules with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 252 Oct. 2in the sky near Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. It was the first time an operational Joint Strike Fighter had conducted air-to-air refueling. (Photo by Cpl. Brian Adam Jones)