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F-35B First Aerial Weapons Release

F-35B aircraft BF-03 drops a GBU-32 1,000-pound JDAM from one of its internal weapons bays during its first aerial weapons separation test on Aug. 8, 2012. Also carried on the outer pylon is an AIM-9X  Sidewinder infrared-guided air to air missile. Pilot for the flight was Dan Levin. Opening photo by Senior Flight Test Photographer Andy Wolfe.


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