Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II

From Wikizilla, the kaiju encyclopedia
Jump to navigationJump to search
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II
Two F-35 Lightning IIs of Gold Squadron in Godzilla: King of the Monsters
Height 4.4 meters[1]
Length 15.7 meters[1]
Targets MUTO, Rodan, Godzilla
Launched from USS ArgoGKotM
First appearance Latest appearance
Godzilla (2014) Godzilla Singular Point episode 3, "Tigerish"

The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is an American family of single-seat multirole fighter aircraft with VTOL capabilities. The F-35 has been exported to a number of countries, including Britain and Japan. They have appeared in all three Godzilla films of the MonsterVerse, beginning in the 2014 Godzilla as part of the US Navy, and later in the 2019 film Godzilla: King of the Monsters as part of Monarch's inventory. Two of the craft also appeared in episode 3 of the 2021 series Godzilla Singular Point.

History

MonsterVerse

Godzilla (2014)

At least one F-35 of the US Navy was sent to Honolulu to track down a Russian submarine that had gone missing in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Hawaii; it was brought down by the male MUTO's electromagnetic pulses. Additional F-35s were later deployed in large numbers to San Francisco to battle against both MUTOs; large numbers of the aircraft were downed by electromagnetic pulses, crashing into the city or into San Francisco Bay.

Godzilla: King of the Monsters

After Rodan broke free of his containment at Isla de Mara, A group of Monarch F-35s codenamed Gold Squadron was launched from the USS Argo in an attempt to distract him and lure him away from attacking citizens still evacuating the island's city. A squadron of U.S. Navy F/A-18 Hornets assisted the F-35s in attacking Rodan, but as Rodan began to pursue the Argo, he proceeded to use his abilities to destroy all the jets as he gave chase, including the entirety of Gold Squadron.

Additional F-35s took part in the final battle between the Titans in Boston.

Godzilla vs. Kong

Numerous F-35 Lightning II jets of the US Navy were caught in the crossfire between Godzilla and Kong's battle in the Tasman Sea, where they attempted to fire on Godzilla. However, Godzilla downed almost all of the aircraft, and destroyed many more that were parked when he climbed aboard the deck of an aircraft carrier to fight Kong hand-to-hand. During the fight, Kong picked up one of the jets with a pilot who had just climbed inside, before hurling it at Godzilla's head. While the pilot managed to eject in time, the impromptu missile did little but briefly stun the King of the Monsters for a few seconds.

Reiwa era

Godzilla Singular Point

"Tigerish"

A pair of Japanese F-35s were deployed to intercept an unknown object flying high above the air. Upon arriving, the pilots discovered that the object was a Rodan, and soon observed a horde of the creatures flying below.

Filmography

Comments

Showing 0 comments. When commenting, please remain respectful of other users, stay on topic, and avoid role-playing and excessive punctuation. Comments which violate these guidelines may be removed by administrators.

Loading comments..
Legendary
Era Icon - MonsterVerse New Version.png
Vehicle