More and more nations are adopting the 5th generation plane.
Cavour, Italy’s only aircraft carrier, is designed to accommodate up to 12 F-35B stealth jump jets.
In theory. In reality, actually operating the stealth fighters requires Cavour to undergo some significant modifications.
Although conceptually similar to the smaller Harrier jump jet that already flies from Cavour, the Lockheed Martin F-35B produces much more heat than the older Boeing fighter does.
US and UK military personnel began testing the F-35B stealth fighter jet’s ability to conduct both land and sea operations from an aircraft carrier, US defense giant Lockheed Martin said in a press release on Tuesday.
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France has begun air operations over Iraq from the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, reports say. A number of Rafale fighter planes took off from the carrier early on Friday, news agency AFP said. The Charles de Gaulle, France’s o...