Navy anticipates four F-35Cs to arrive at NAS Lemoore

Published: Jan 21, 2017

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The Navy anticipates four F-35C aircraft to arrive at Naval Air Station Lemoore, CA, at 1:25 p.m. Pacific time today.

These will be the first F-35 carrier-variant jets to join Strike Fighter Squadron-125, the “Rough Raiders.”

“The ‘Rough Raiders’ of VFA-125, which reactivated on Jan. 12, will be the Navy’s West Coast Fleet Replacement Squadron for the F-35C Lightning II, responsible for training the next generation of naval aviators on the aircraft,” according to a service statement.