U.S. Air Pressure has introduced that the UK’s best army reliable visited countrymen at Edwards Air Pressure Base.
Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson CBE (Commander of the Maximum Very good Order of the British Empire) visited the U.Ok. part of the F-35 Joint Operational Check Crew at Edwards AFB for a program temporary on U.Ok. F-35 Lightning II checking out. He additionally met along with his countrymen from the Royal Air Pressure’s 17 Squadron who’re stationed at Edwards.
Williamson used to be given a excursion of the JOTT amenities by way of Edwards U.Ok. management and used to be afforded the chance to take a seat within the cockpit of one of the vital U.Ok. F-35s.
The defence secretary additionally met with Brig. Gen. Christopher Azzano, Air Pressure Check Middle commander, and Brig. Gen. E. John Teichert III, 412th Check Wing commander.
In step with the U.Ok. executive, Secretary of State for Defence Williamson has general duty for the trade of the dept together with strategic operations and operational technique; defence making plans; programme and useful resource allocation; strategic world partnerships; nuclear operations coverage and organisations; and strategic communications.
Williamson used to be appointed Secretary of State for Defence Nov. 2, 2017. Previous to that, he served as a member of Parliament and labored as a trade govt.
The JOTT conducts operational check and analysis of all variants of the brand new F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which incorporates a number of allied countries in conjunction with the U.S. Military, Marines and Air Pressure.