F-35 Lightning II has first operational air-to-air missile fire

A U.S. Marine F-35 Lightning II from the Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211 speeds down the runway during a 53rd Weapon Evaluation Group, Weapon System Evaluation Program at the Tyndall flightline Sept. 16, 2016. During this WSEP, VMFA 211 completed numerous sorties including the one that fired the first operational F-35 AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Solomon Cook/Released)

PHOTO BY: Senior Airman Solomon Cook
VIRIN: 160916-F-FY024-0700.JPG
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