AV-8B Harriers Land on USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)


08/13/2011: AV-8B Harriers with Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, land on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsage (LHD 3). Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsage is seen when it was supporting operation Odyssey Dawn.Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force which was established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the unrest in Libya and enforcement of the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1973.

Credit: Defense Imagery Management Operations Center: 03/18/11