The ever-increasing bite of the Lockheed Martin F-35 makes it a fearsome system. Gerard Keijsper looks at its armaments and the developments to come
With any fighter aircraft everyone hopes that it will never be used in anger; the quality and quantity in place should be a sufficient deterrent to prevent a war. If this has not worked, it’s the mission and weapons systems that will help do the job.
A case in point is the Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II – here we look at its current weapon systems and how its requirements will be fulfilled for current and future operators.