TAKEN «Pothole» EMISSIONS WEAPONS F-35C

TAKEN

November 28 aviastantsii Patuxent River conducted tests on discharge guns with shipborne aircraft F-35C Lightning II.
 
With internal compartments of aircraft CF-2 (2nd experimental aircraft F-35C) in the concrete vault with foam on the days of the first time for the F-35C discharges conducted in 2000-pound inert bombs GBU-31 JDAM (Joint Direct Attack Munition) and a 500-pound GBU-12 Paveway II, as missiles AIM-120 AMRAAM.
 
«Patching» discharges gun held to measure the load on the airframe and adjacent ammunition, ensure proper functioning of equipment and armament suspension evidence modeling features reset tools, including line of motion and speed.
 
Earlier in 2012, the test team aviastantsii Patuxent River performed first in the midst of 3 different tools to reset JSF F-35B, at Edwards AFB also successfully completed similar tests on discharge GBU-31 and AIM-120 AMRAAM to the F- 35A.

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