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U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II plane conducts flight operations

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U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II plane conduct flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America whereas at sea in U.S. seventh Fleet.

The America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit staff is working within the U.S. seventh Fleet space of operations to reinforce interoperability with allies and companions and function a prepared response drive to defend peace and stability within the Indo-Pacific area.

America was designed from inception to maximise the capabilities of the U.S. Marine Corp’s F-35B Joint Strike Fighter. America is adaptive and versatile with superior aviation amenities; superior communications, fight techniques and command and management gear; and extremely succesful medical amenities.

The U.S. seventh Fleet spans greater than 124 million sq. kilometers, stretching from the Worldwide Date Line to the India/Pakistan border and from the Kuril Islands within the north to the Antarctic within the south.

Encompassing 36 maritime international locations, roughly 50 p.c of the world’s inhabitants additionally falls inside its space of duty. Because the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed fleet, seventh Fleet operates roughly 50-70 ships and submarines and 140 plane with roughly 20,000 Sailors.

Photograph by Petty Officer third Class Vincent Zline
Photograph by Petty Officer third Class Vincent Zline
Photograph by Petty Officer third Class Vincent Zline