F-35s surpass 100,000 flight hours

The Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter fleet recently exceeded 100,000 flight hours, the company annonced in a press release on Jul. 24.

BF-3 FLT 638. External AIM-132 ASRAAM launch. Lt Col Tom Fields was the pilot on 17 May 2017.

BF-3 FLT 638. External AIM-132 ASRAAM launch. Lt Col Tom Fields was the pilot on 17 May 2017. Lockheed Martin photo by Andy “Bones” Wolfe



U.K. Weapon Delivery Accuracy tests for the AIM-132 ASRAAM and Paveway IV laser-guide bomb has also been completed.

F-35A Norway Chute Test
Lockheed Martin photo by Jonathan Case

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