Red Flag Alaska, 2018

10/11/2018
EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska  RED FLAG-Alaska 19-1, a realistic training exercise of simulated combat, is scheduled to begin Oct. 4 and continue through Oct. 18, 2018. Throughout RF-A 19-1, international partners from the Republic of Korea Air Force and the Finnish Air Force will experience what RF-A has to…

USS Carl Vinson At Sea Operations

12/28/2014
12/28/2014: Yeoman 2nd Class Shuan Linnell, from Becker, Minn., assigned to the Battle Cats of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 73, washes an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air…

Nimitz Flight Deck Action

08/08/2013
08/08/2013: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). [slidepress gallery='nimitz-flight-deck-action'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:6/4/13  The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of…

USS John C. Stennis Flight Operations

03/08/2013
03/08/2013: A "shooter" (catapult/arresting gear officer) signals for the launch of an aircraft on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). At the time of these photos, the John C. Stennis was deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations,…

USS Carl Vinson Air Ops

07/12/2011
07/12/2011: Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are highlighted; in the future naval real estate will be used to carry the first stealth aircraft which the USN has deployed which in turn will allow multiple variants of F-18s as well as Prowlers and Growlers to be replaced by…