The F-35B At Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan

The F-35B At Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, JapanVideo by Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego, Lance Cpl. Mason Roy and Cpl. Waiyan Tin Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni

U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II’s with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 conduct vertical landings at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, June 13, 2017. VMFA-121 is permanently stationed at MCAS Iwakuni and belongs to Marine Aircraft Group 12, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. The F-35B Lightning II is a fifth-generation fighter, which is the world’s first operational supersonic short takeoff and vertical landing aircraft. The F-35B brings strategic agility, operational flexibility and tactical supremacy to III MEF with a mission radius greater than that of the F/A-18 Hornet and AV-8B Harrier II in support of the U.S. – Japan alliance. (U.S. Marine Corps video by Cpl. Waiyan Tin, Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego, and Lance Cpl. Mason Roy)

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