F-35B Lighting IIs – Operations at Sea aboard USS America – East China Sea

F-35B Lighting II

#F35BLighting IIs assigned to the “Dragons” of #Marines Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct flight ops with amphibious assault ship #USSAmerica (LHA 6. America, flagship of the America Expeditionary Strike Group, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit team, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region.