Harriers Practice Short Takeoff and Vertical Landings at Sea


08/17/2015: AV-8B Harrier jet pilots practice short takeoffs and vertical landings aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) June 9, 2015. 

The aircraft are with Marine Attack Squadron 311, currently assigned to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit as part of the aviation combat element.

The 31st MEU is the only continuously forward deployed MEU in the Marine Corps and is currently conducting Fall Patrol 2015.

Credit:31st Marine Expeditionary Unit:6/9/15