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U.S. Navy Planes in Action

Following are photographs of United States Navy aircraft in action:

AH-1W
Rotor-tip vortices mark the decent of an AH-1W Super Cobra.

AV-8B
AV-8B Harrier Vertical/Short Take-Off and Landing (VSTOL) fighters

CH-46D
A CH-46D Sea Knight helicopter conducts a vertical replenishment

CH-46D
Flight deck crewmen prepare to chock and chain a CH-46D helicopter

EA-6B
An EA-6B Prowler launches from the flight deck of USS Enterprise

E2-C
Flight deck crews prepare an E2-C Hawkeye for launch

E-2C
Members of the flight deck crew prepare to launch an E-2C Hawkeye

E-2C
An E-2C Hawkeye lands on board USS Theodore Roosevelt

F-4
An F-4 Phantom heads out to conduct weapons tests

F-14
The sun paints an F-14D Tomcat.

F-14
An Aviation Boatswain's Mate glances back at an F-14 Tomcat.

F-14
An F-14A Tomcat flies over USS Kitty Hawk.

F-14
A U.S. Navy F-14A Tomcat conducts an in-flight refueling.

F-14
Flight deck personnel watch as an F-14 Tomcat launches off the angle deck

F-18
An F/A-18C Hornet drops a Joint Direct Attack Munitions (JDAM).

F-18
An F/A-18 Hornet breaks the sound barrier.

F-18
Two F/A-18 Hornets

F-18
An F/A-18C Hornet passes over the carrier USS Enterprise

F-18
An F/A-18C Hornet is guided onto a steam catapult on the bow of USS Enterprise

F-18
An F/A-18 Hornet fires a flare as it performs a "breaklock" maneuver

F-18
An F/A-18 Hornet conducts a mission over the Arabian Gulf,

F-18
Three F/A-18 Hornets and an E/A-6B Prowler conduct refueling operations

HH-60
An HH-60 Seahawk helicopter hovers in the foreground

S-3B
An S-3B Viking launches from the flight deck of USS Theodore Roosevelt

S-3B
An S-3B Viking and an ES-3A Shadow fly over USS Enterprise

S-3B
An S-3B Viking fires a Maverick AGM-65 air-to-ground missile

S-3B
As seen through the windshield, an S-3B Viking is refueled over the Arabian Gulf by another S-3B

SH-60
An SH-60 Seahawk fires an AGM-114B Hellfire missile.

SH-60
An SH-60 Seahawk hoist two EOD swimmers from the water

T-2
A T-2 Buckeye approaches for an arrested landing.

 

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