Marine F35B Receives Take Off Signal
July 29, 2021
July 27, 2021 - A U.S. Marine Corps Fighter Attack Squadron 211 (VMFA-211) F-35B Lightning IIB receives the signal to take off from the HMS Queen Elizabeth during flight deck operations in the South China Sea.
VMFA-211 is attached to the United Kingdom's Carrier Strike Group 21, a UK-led international strike group including support from the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer USS The Sullivans (DDG 68) and The Royal Netherlands Navy HNLMS Evertsen. A free and open Indo-Pacific region that is peaceful and stable is vital to ensuring greater prosperity for the region and the world.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Marine Corps photo by 1st Lt. Zachary Bodner.