USS Abraham Lincoln

KA-6D B/N tells the story of when he survived Partial Ejection from his “Texaco” Intruder Tanker Aircraft

KA-6D B/N tells the story of when he survived Partial Ejection from his “Texaco” Intruder Tanker Aircraft

‘This was worse than I ever could have imagined – I was sitting on top of a flying A-6!,’ Keith… Read More

9 months ago

Aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln suffers electrical fire in port at NAS North Island. No injuries reported.

Aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln suffers electrical fire According to the US Navy, an electrical fire broke out in the compartment… Read More

10 months ago

Naval Aviator who took part in first F/A-18E combat mission tells the story of Super Hornet’s combat debut

The OSW sortie of Nov. 6, 2002 was doubly significant, as it was the first strike conducted by aircraft from… Read More

1 year ago

9 Sailors reported Minor Injuries after Fire Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln

On the morning of November 29, 2022, there was a fire aboard Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72).… Read More

1 year ago

Twenty-Six F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters are operating aboard US Navy ships in the Indo-Pacific amid heightened tensions between the US and China

This represents the largest assembly of deployed US naval F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters to date. Taken on Jan.… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for

The aircraft carrier fantail opening serves several functions. Fantails “are small insectivorous birds of Australasia, Southeast Asia and the Indian… Read More

3 years ago

That Time Santa Claus Had a Close Encounter with a US Navy S-3 Viking

We’re happy to report that while Santa wasn’t quite his usual jolly self after this too close encounter with S-3… Read More

4 years ago

Satellite Imagery Shows USS Abraham Lincoln Aircraft Carrier Shadowed By 20 Iranian fast Inshore Attack Crafts while Transiting the Strait of Hormuz

Airborne- and surface-based fleet air defense elements, such as F/A-18s and at least two guided-missile destroyers safeguarded the US Navy… Read More

4 years ago

“Abe’s” Extraordinary Odyssey: The Story of the Longest Deployment for an Aircraft Carrier in Post-Vietnam Military History

17 years ago, USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) embarked on the longest deployment for an aircraft carrier in post-Vietnam military history.… Read More

4 years ago

USS Gerald R. Ford Aircraft Carrier First Deployment could Slip to 2024

The developmental delays in the new technologies that are included aboard the first-in-class nuclear aircraft carrier have continued to slip… Read More

5 years ago

The Incredible Story of Keith Gallagher, the KA-6D B/N Who Survived Partial Ejection from his Intruder

“I looked down and saw a sight that I will never forget: the top of the canopy, close enough to… Read More

5 years ago

E-2D Hawkeye AEW aircraft Takes Out 4 Super Hornet Strike Fighters while landing on USS Abraham Lincoln

The E-2D was recovering [landing] when it "impacted two other aircraft and caused debris impact damage to two additional aircraft," U.S.… Read More

5 years ago

Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connelly recreate Top Gun’s iconic Motorbike Scene for the Movie Sequel

Connelly hopped off the bike and gave Cruise a kiss on the cheek before finally locking lips as cameras rolled… Read More

5 years ago

“Tom Cruise will fly Aircraft for Top Gun: Maverick, but not F/A-18s,” Paramount Says

Filming has not been halted in order for the actor to learn how to fly an F/A-18, but because the filmmakers… Read More

5 years ago

Hans Zimmer to join Harold Faltermeyer for Top Gun: Maverick score

In order to match the movie's ambitious high-flying action and aerial sequences, Hans Zimmer will aim for something fittingly epic… Read More

5 years ago

F-35C and F/A-18F damaged during midair refueling

An F-35C assigned to VFA-125 ingested debris from an aerial refueling basket while receiving fuel from an F/A-18F Super Hornet… Read More

6 years ago

Filming for Top Gun: Maverick taking place aboard USS Abraham Lincoln

Cmdr. Dave Hecht with Naval Air Force Atlantic, said that the crew will be getting footage of F/A-18 carrier qualification… Read More

6 years ago