In the United States, a video was published showing the tests of the American F-35A Joint Strike Fighter, during which he
Writes about this "Rossiyskaya Gazeta". Flight tests took place at supersonic speed. To practice the tasks, the military chose the Tonopah training ground in the state of Nevada. I must say that the tests were carried out on August 25th.
During testing, the fighter dropped a B61-12. The ammunition included functional non-nuclear components and a simulator of a nuclear charge. The F-35A fired a bomb from a height of about 3200 meters. The B61-12 successfully hit a conditional target: it took only 42 seconds to do this.
At first, the bomb was planned in free fall mode. Then her engines started to work. A special tail unit makes a controlled bomb. It also has an inertial navigation system.