Desert Lightning News Digital Edition – October 15, 2021

Desert Lightning News Nellis-Creech AFB – Digital and Print Publication Serving Nellis AFB, Creech AFB, Las Vegas NV and surrounding communities. An Publication. – October 15, 2021

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the October 15th issue of Nellis AFB / Creech AFB Desert Lightning News! The F-35A continued its progress toward nuclear design certification, with the release of two B61-12 JTAs from operationally realistic flight envelopes over the Tonopah Test Range. “The B-2 bomber was the prominent nuclear capable stealth aircraft,” said Jackson. “Adding ‘nuclear capable’ to a 5th-Gen fighter that already brings several conventional-level capabilities to the table adds  strategic-level implication to this Jet.” A very interesting story – and we have it, along with much more news, in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News. Just click on the link below for your digital copy of DLN, viewable on your desktop or mobile device.

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All this and more, in this week’s edition of Desert Lightning News! Hard copies of the paper will be available at various distribution points on base and in surrounding communities starting October 15th. Pick one up when you’re out and about, or visit our website,, for much more military and defense industry news. “Like” our page for daily news updates – we now regularly cross-post news and features from all the military bases we serve in the desert Southwest, as an extension of our military and defense community. As always, THANK YOU for your support – it’s our privilege to serve you! Be safe and be well. #aerotechnews #nellisafbnews #creechafbnews #desertlightningnews


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