Weekend Extra - August 17, 2013

Marine Test Pilot Makes First F-35B Night Landing at Sea

USS WASP, At Sea -- A key milestone on the path to declaring F-35B initial operating capability for the U.S. Marine Corps is underway. The F-35 Integrated Test Force  from NAS Patuxent River, Md. embarked USS Wasp, Aug. 12, for the second at-sea test of the F-35B Lightning II, the short takeoff and vertical landing variant of the Joint Strike Fighter. Read the story.