F-35B Participates in Exercise Dawn Blitz

F-35B Lightning II Carrier Qualifications // October 22, 2017

The F-35B is taking part in Exercise Dawn Blitz aboard the USS Essex (LHD-2) off the coast of Southern California. Dawn Blitz is a scenario-driven amphibious exercise conducted between Expeditionary Strike Group 3 and 1st Marine Expeditionary Brigade, testing their ability to conduct amphibious operations in response to global crises and to project power ashore as part of a Navy-Marine Corps team.

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