A Marine Corps pilot prepares for a vertical landing of Lockheed Martin F-35B stealth fighter aboard the USS Wasp amphibious assault carrier off Japan's southernmost island of Okinawa, Japan

A Marine Corps pilot prepares for a vertical landing of Lockheed Martin F-35B stealth fighter aboard the USS Wasp amphibious assault carrier off Japan’s southernmost island of Okinawa, Japan

An F-35B stealth fighter landing on the USS Wasp during an operation off Okinawa last week. Photo: Reuters/Issei Kato

March 30, 2018 1:24 AM (UTC+8)