Joint Strike Fighter Testing in 2012

In this Defense Department video, test engineers talk about the progress they made in 2012 testing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter at Patuxent River, Maryland and other locations. Although the talk gets a little jargon-y at times (BF-01 is the first airplane produced of the "B" - vertical takeoff - variety), and the narrator occasionally sounds as though he's boasting for an airshow crowd, it's a good overview of the test program. Video: JSF Program Office (5:29)

Latest Videos

Preview thumbnail for video'The F-16’s First Flight
The F-16’s First Flight (0:45)
Preview thumbnail for video'
"The Wandering Soul" (1:14)
Preview thumbnail for video'X-47B First Carrier Launch
X-47B First Carrier Launch (1:25)
Preview thumbnail for video'Hellcat Pilots of VF-81
Hellcat Pilots of VF-81 (3:36)
Preview thumbnail for video'A paratrooper’s perspective
A paratrooper’s perspective (1:59)
Preview thumbnail for video'Ospreys Over Afghanistan
Ospreys Over Afghanistan (3:52)
Preview thumbnail for video'Liberators Over Europe
Liberators Over Europe (6:00)
Preview thumbnail for video'Resisting Enemy Interrogation
Resisting Enemy Interrogation (01:05:34)
Preview thumbnail for video'The Last B-29
The Last B-29 (9:20)