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A U.S. Navy F-35C Lightning II, attached to the 'Argonauts' of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, stationed at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, California, fly in formation for a photo exercise over California Nov. 16, 2018. VFA-147 is the first U.S. Navy Operational F-35C squadron based out of NAS Lemoore. Commander, Joint Strike Fighter Wing, NAS Lemoore, ensures that each F-35C squadron is fully combat-ready to conduct carrier-based, all-weather, attack, fighter and support missions for Commander, Naval Air Forces. With its stealth technology, advanced sensors, weapons capacity and range, the F-35C will be the first 5th generation aircraft operated from an aircraft carrier. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon E. Renfroe Released)

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Taken on November 16, 2018