AV-8B Harrier

50 YEARS OF HARRIER: REMEMBERING THE FIRST FLIGHT OF THE ICONIC JUMP JET

50 YEARS OF HARRIER: REMEMBERING THE FIRST FLIGHT OF THE ICONIC JUMP JET

The British-designed Harrier changed aviation when it became the only successful STOVL military jet following its development in the 1960s… Read More

6 years ago

RAF PILOT WAS ABOARD THE USMC AV-8B HARRIER THAT CAUGHT FIRE ON BOARD USS KEARSARGE LAST YEAR

While the pilot was given a clean bill of health and no other personnel were hurt, the explosion and fire… Read More

7 years ago

TWO KILLED IN U.S. NAVY T-45C GOSHAWK CRASH

An instructor pilot and a student, whose names have not yet been released, were aboard the T-45C Goshawk As reported… Read More

7 years ago

31st MARINE EXPEDITIONARY UNIT BIDS FAREWELL TO THE ICONIC AV-8B HARRIER JUMP JET

The AV-8B, which has been in active service in the Marine Corps since the 1980s, is a stalwart for Marine… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. MARINE CORPS PLANS TO ARM ITS F/A-18 HORNET STRIKE FIGHTERS WITH APKWS

APKWS is a low-cost precision-guided 2.75-inch rocket system that integrates a low-cost Distributed Aperture Semi-Active Laser Seeker guidance section with… Read More

7 years ago

USMC HARRIERS TEST THE APKWS IN THE INDO-ASIA-PACIFIC REGION FOR THE FIRST TIME

The Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System gives Harrier pilots a lighter, precision air-to-ground attack option The AV-8B Harrier jump jets… Read More

7 years ago

VMA-311 AV-8B HARRIERs DEPARTURE FROM MCAS IWAKUNI MARKS THE END OF AN ERA FOR MARINE CORPS AVIATION

VMA-311 AV-8B Harriers departure from MCAS Iwakuni represents the end of an era for Marine Corps aviation On May 31,… Read More

7 years ago

LACK OF FLIGHT HOURS BEHIND RECENT CRASHES OF U.S. MARINE CORPS AIRCRAFT

U.S. Marine Corps aircrews didn't meet their goal of flight hours since 2012 As reported by Marine Corps Times, Lt.… Read More

7 years ago

HAVE USMC AV-8B HARRIER JUMP JETS DEPLOYED TO CHITOSE AIR BASE FOR THE LAST TIME?

The last time USMC AV-8B Harrier jump jets visit Chitose Air Base? As reported by Lance Cpl. Joseph Abrego in… Read More

7 years ago