U.S. Navy Planes in Action
Following are photographs of United States Navy aircraft in action:
Rotor-tip vortices mark the decent of an AH-1W Super Cobra.
AV-8B Harrier Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (VSTOL) fighters
A CH-46D Sea Knight helicopter conducts a vertical replenishment
Flight deck crewmen prepare to chock and chain a CH-46D helicopter
An EA-6B Prowler launches from the flight deck of USS Enterprise
Flight deck crews prepare an E2-C Hawkeye for launch
Members of the flight deck crew prepare to launch an E-2C Hawkeye
An E-2C Hawkeye lands on board USS Theodore Roosevelt
An F-4 Phantom heads out to conduct weapons tests
The sun paints an F-14D Tomcat.
An Aviation Boatswain's Mate glances back at an F-14 Tomcat.
An F-14A Tomcat flies over USS Kitty Hawk.
A U.S. Navy F-14A Tomcat conducts an in-flight refueling.
Flight deck personnel watch as an F-14 Tomcat launches off the angle deck
An F/A-18C Hornet drops a Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM).
An F/A-18 Hornet breaks the sound barrier.
Two F/A-18 Hornets
An F/A-18C Hornet passes over the carrier USS Enterprise
An F/A-18C Hornet is guided onto a steam catapult on the bow of USS Enterprise
An F/A-18 Hornet fires a flare as it performs a "breaklock" maneuver
An F/A-18 Hornet conducts a mission over the Arabian Gulf,
Three F/A-18 Hornets and an E/A-6B Prowler conduct refueling operations
An HH-60 Seahawk helicopter hovers in the foreground
An S-3B Viking launches from the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt
An S-3B Viking and an ES-3A Shadow fly over USS Enterprise
An S-3B Viking fires a Maverick AGM-65 air-to-ground missile
As seen through the windshield, an S-3B Viking is refueled over the Arabian Gulf by another S-3B
An SH-60 Seahawk fires an AGM-114B Hellfire missile.
An SH-60 Seahawk hoist two EOD swimmers from the water
A T-2 Buckeye approaches for an arrested landing.