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US F-35B Deployment

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EGNV
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US F-35B Deployment

Post by EGNV » Sun Jul 19, 2020 7:44 pm

According to various sources VMFA-211 are expected at Marham Mid to end of August.

10 x F35B's to take part in upcoming Joint Warrior Exercise operating alongside RAF F-35's from HMS Queen Elizabeth

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.ainonl ... ment%3famp

Also reported on Various Social Media sites.

As always take with a pinch of salt until we have wheels on the deck.... :thumb:

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Blackcat1 » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:23 pm

Scramble have reported that for a while, as you say wait & see 😊
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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Vulcan74 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:51 am

Are some F-35's permanently aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth?

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by tornado17 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:59 am

Vulcan74 wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 6:51 am
Are some F-35's permanently aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth?
No, ship is currently empty of any aircraft and helicopters. F35’s are due back on board in September.

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Vulcan74 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:09 am

Thanks much appreciated.

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Campbell89 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:06 pm

Blackcat1 wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:23 pm
Scramble have reported that for a while, as you say wait & see 😊
Scramble has it reported as October, not August.

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by 100arw » Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:03 pm

Scramble also reported an incorrect date for Joint Warrior.

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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Blackcat1 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 4:17 pm

Yes you're right , Scramble has it for October
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Re: US F-35B Deployment

Post by Campbell89 » Thu Jul 23, 2020 3:13 pm

100arw wrote:
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:03 pm
Scramble also reported an incorrect date for Joint Warrior.
Yes, fair point.

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