The F-35C's two week long initial ship trials are wrapping up. One of the last parts of these escalating series of operational tests aboard the carrier saw the F-35C operating on and around the ship at night, with multiple launches and recoveries. This evening action was caught on video, resulting in some spectacular after sunset Joint Strike Fighter imagery.

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