Ready to launch: Hill F-35A Lightning IIs begin deployed operations at Kadena
A U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, takes off from the runway at Kadena Air Base, Japan, Nov. 7, 2017. F-35 Lightning II is a 5th-generation stealth fighter developed to safely penetrate areas without enemy radar seeing it. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Omari Bernard)