Aerospace & Defense

Information Technology


Emerging Capabilities

U.S. Navy

F-35 Carrier Variant (CV)

Carrier Variant (CV) – Navy

The world's first. 5th generation, carrier-capable strike fighter joins the other variants in utilizing the resources of a vast information infrastructure, backed by a 24/7 F-35 Sustainment Operations Center that stands ready to provide the engineering reach-back to the OEM when needed. This translates into a new level of maintenance ease and aircraft availability. When it arrives on the carrier deck, the F-35C brings a global team and a worldwide structure organized to project power from the sea through an aircraft that's ready to meet 21st-century requirements.