VIDEO: Air Force’s F-35A Lightning II Displays Technology

The US Air Force's F-35A combines stealth, sensor fusion, and unprecedented situational awareness.

The following is a release from the U.S. Air Force:

The F-35A Lightning II is the Air Force’s latest fifth generation fighter, founded on being lethal, survivable and adaptive.

The Air Force Tech Report is a video series that airs every other week and gives viewers a quick look at current technology the Air Force uses to fly, fight and win.

The conventional takeoff and landing (CTOL) F-35A gives the U.S. Air Force and allies the power to dominate the skies – anytime, anywhere. The F-35A is an agile, versatile, high-performance, 9g capable multirole fighter that combines stealth, sensor fusion, and unprecedented situational awareness.

The F-35A’s advanced sensor package is designed to gather, fuse and distribute more information than any fighter in history, giving operators a decisive advantage over all adversaries. Its processing power, open architecture, sophisticated sensors, information fusion and flexible communication links make the F-35 an indispensable tool in future homeland defense, Joint and Coalition irregular warfare and major combat operations.

For more information on the F-35A, please watch the video above or check out the U.S. Air Force’s full tech report on AF.mil.

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