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Navy Receives First F-35C Lightning II

Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. // June 22, 2013

The U.S. Navy's Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 received the Navy's first F-35C Lightning II carrier variant aircraft from Lockheed Martin today at the squadron's home at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

Watch footage from the ferry flight and hear from the pilot and Navy and base leaders.

Read more from the U.S. Navy.

Learn more about the F-35C.