VIDEO: F-35C testing on board USS George Washington

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 17, 2016) An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, conducts a touch-and-go on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). VX-23 is conducting its third and final developmental test (DT-III) phase aboard George Washington in the Atlantic Ocean. The F-35C is expected to be Fleet operational in 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Alex L. Smedegard/Released)

The United States Navy recently conducted flight operation tests of the Lockheed F-35C on board the USS George Washington.

Below is a video showing take off and landings as well as deck operations.