F-35Bs at Sea

02/13/2019
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…

Arming the F-35 the Marine Corps Way

04/18/2018
Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 mount 1,000 pound Guided Bomb Units onto an F-35B Lightning IIs on the flight deck of the USS Wasp (LHD-1) while underway in the Philippine Sea, March 24, 2018.  This event marked the first time an F-35 has been loaded with live ordnance…

Tomahawks Launched Against ISIS Targets

09/25/2014
09/25/2014: In the first part of the video, the guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) is seen launching Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles (TLAM) against ISIL targets. In the remaining part of the video, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) launches Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles (TLAM) against ISIL targets. Philippine…

The Fleet Launches Tomahawk Missiles as Part of Iraqi-Syrian Mission

09/25/2014
09/25/2014:The guided-missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) launches tomahawk missiles as part of the mission to destroy ISIS. In the final two photos, the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) launches Tomahawk Cruise Missile as seen from the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W.…

T-AKE Ship at Sea Replenishment Operation

11/26/2012
11/26/2012: The Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6) transits the Philippine Sea prior to pulling alongside the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) to conduct a replenishment at sea. Bonhomme Richard, commanded by Capt. Daniel Dusek, is the lead ship…