Tag: 4th Fighter Squadron

388th FW fires F-35A's GAU-22/A 25 mm internal cannon for the first time in operational training
The F-35A’s GAU-22/A 25 mm internal cannon allows the aircraft to maintain stealth against air adversaries as well as fire more accurately on ground targets Pilots from the 388th Fighter Wing’s 4th Fighter Squadron were the first operational unit to fire the F-35A’s GAU-22/A 25 mm cannon in a strafing run during training. The two-ship formation fired on two sets...
New F-35A squadron activated at Hill AFB
Hill AFB currently has 27 F-35A stealth fighters and will eventually be home to 78 aircraft and three operational squadrons by the end of 2019 A historic event took place at Hill Air Force Base (AFB) on Sep. 27, 2017. On that day in fact hundreds cheered the historic arrival of the 4th Fighter Squadron’s and 4th Aircraft Maintenance Unit’s first...