News: NAS Lemoore

  • Navy F-35C Pilots Test New High-Tech Helmet

    Navy F-35C Pilots Test New High-Tech Helmet

    Scout.com // February 08, 2017
    Sensors in the pilot’s Generation “3 HMD” have been improved with new firmware to better enable pilots to target enemies and perform missions at night
  • First Pacific-based F-35C Fighters Arrive at NAS Lemoore

    First Pacific-based F-35C Fighters Arrive at NAS Lemoore

    Petty Officer 2nd Class Ryan Batchelder; Navy Public Affairs Support Element West // January 26, 2017
    The jets’ arrivals mark the first time the new strike-fighter variant has been deployed to a West-coast based squadron, the recently reactivated “Rough Raiders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125.
  • NAS Lemoore is Preparing for the F-35C

    NAS Lemoore is Preparing for the F-35C

    ABC 30 News // July 31, 2015
    When the transition is complete, there will be 100 of the new jets in Lemoore and the base will be the largest naval strike fighter hub in the nation.
  • NAS Lemoore Prepares for F-35 Arrival, More F/A-18s

    NAS Lemoore Prepares for F-35 Arrival, More F/A-18s

    Navy Times // May 10, 2015
    The Navy's transition to the F-35C Lightning II — coupled with the U.S. military's shift to the Pacific — is helping to turn this somewhat remote air station into the largest strike fighter hub in the Navy.
  • F-35C Conducts First Detachment Visit at NAS Lemoore

    F-35C Conducts First Detachment Visit at NAS Lemoore

    Naval Air Force Pacific Public Affairs // April 16, 2015
    Sailors and members of the community had the opportunity to observe an F-35C Lightning II aircraft static display at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California.
  • F-35 Shown off at Lemoore Naval Air Station

    F-35 Shown off at Lemoore Naval Air Station

    ABC30.com // April 15, 2015
    The F-35s flew from Eglin Air Force Base in Florida for the week. They're giving pilots and Navy personnel a chance to check out the new fighters before they're officially stationed at LNAS.
  • CNO visits future home of F-35C and surprises officers with medals

    CNO visits future home of F-35C and surprises officers with medals

    Hanford Sentinel // November 17, 2014
    Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert toured the U.S. Navy’s future homebase for the F-35C Lightning II aircraft to see first-hand where the Pacific Fleet’s strike fighter force will continue to thrive as a premier Naval Aviation asset.