Balikatan 2019: F-35Bs and MV-22Bs Flight Ops

U.S. Marine Corps F35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 and MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268 conduct flight operations aboard the USS Wasp (LHD 1), April 3, 2019 in international airspace over the Philippine Sea.  The U.S. is proud to participate…

F-35C Flight Ops Onboard USS Carl Vinson

Lightning II aircraft assigned to the "Rough Raiders" of Strike Fighter Squadron 125 (VFA-125) are launched with F/A-18 Hornets during integrated flight operations in support of VFA-147 Safe-For Flight Operations Certification aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).  PACIFIC OCEAN 12.09.2018  U.S. Navy 

USS Wasp Flight Ops

F-35B Lightning II pilots with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit perform flight operations aboard the USS Wasp (LHD-1) during Certification Exercise, April 13, 2018.  The 31st MEU and Amphibious Squadron 11 conduct Certification Exercise as the final evaluation in a series of training exercises which ensures readiness for crisis response…

26th MEU Flight Ops onboard USS Iwo Jima

11/22/17: U.S. Marines and Sailors with the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), conduct flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) in the Atlantic Ocean as part of Combined Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX), Nov. 6, 2017. The exercise allows all elements of the Marine Air…

USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Flight Ops

11/08/2012: USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) Flight Ops [slidepress gallery='uss-bonhomme-richard'] Credit: Amphibious Squadron 11:9/20/12 In the first photo, Marine pilot Maj. Howard Longwell from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, top, makes final preparations in the cockpit prior to takeoff in an AV-8B Harrier jet aircraft, assigned to Marine Attack Squadron…