F-35 Drops Its First Bomb Ever

This August 8, the F-35 has dropped its first bomb ever and I’m sure it won’t be the last. Watch this Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter test aircraft completing its “first aerial weapons release,” as the US Navy puts it.

The plane dropped a 1,000-pound GBU-32 Joint Direct Attack Munition from its internal weapons bay over an Atlantic test range. [US Navy]