F-35C Lightning II Completes 1st Carrier Launch

The F-35C Lightning II carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter completes its first carrier launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), Nov. 4. The F-35 Lightning II Pax River Integrated Test Force is conducting initial at-sea trials aboard Nimitz.

Source: Naval Air Systems Command
Date: Nov 5, 2014