Wednesday, May 3, 2017

U.S. Deploys F-35A Lightning II Strike Fighters To Estonia

U.S. Air Force F-35A Joint Strike Fighters refuel en-route to RAF Lakenheath, England on April 25, 2017. The Lightning II aircraft will be forward deployed to Estonia to work with NATO's current infrastructure and strengthen interoperability with allies. 

A U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is refueled by a 100th Air Refueling Wing KC-135 Stratotanker during a flight to Estonia on April 25, 2017. The F-35s are participating in their first-ever flying training deployment to Europe.
Photo Credit: Senior Airman Christine Groening/U.S. Air Force

Film Credits: U.S. Air Force Video by Senior Airman Christine Groening