RAAF F-35s Commence Flight Operations

F-35A aircraft commenced scheduled flying operations at RAAF Base Williamtown during the last week of January 2019. [maxgallery id="123444"] The two aircraft from No 3 Squadron began a phase of operations designed to verify and validate the jet’s capabilities. These operations will continue for the next two years, in the…

F-35Bs at Sea

F-35B Lightning IIs with Medium Marine Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced) conduct flight operations carrying Guided Bomb Units from the USS Wasp (LHD 1), Philippine Sea, Feb. 3, 2019.  Naval Aviators with the detachment fly the Marine Corps' newest, most advanced multi-role fighter, the F-35B.  The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, the…

VMM-365 Flight Operations During Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 conduct flight operations during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 near Northern Norway, Nov. 6, 2018. The exercise enhanced the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  The Marines…

Exercise Frozen Reindeer: VMU-2 Flight Operations

U.S. Marines with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 2 conduct post-recovery procedures during Frozen Reindeer in Rena, Norway, May 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="117972"] Frozen Reindeer is a training exercise designed to build flight and ground proficiency in cold weather environments. RENA, NORWAY 05.31.2018 Photo by Sgt. Joselyn Jimenez  2nd Marine Aircraft…

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Flight Operations

11/28/2016: The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducts flight operations. Dwight D. Eisenhower and its carrier strike group are deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. (UNDISCLOSED LOCATION) 10/26/2016 Navy Media Content Services

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Flight Operations

11/20/2015: Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 aircraft fly onto the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Harry S. Truman Strike Group is deployed to support maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operation. Credit:Navy Media Content Services:11/17/15 When a…