USS Essex

Video shows Soviet Tu-16 Badger bomber Crashing Into Sea After Buzzing USS Essex Aircraft Carrier

Video shows Soviet Tu-16 Badger bomber Crashing Into Sea After Buzzing USS Essex Aircraft Carrier

The Tu-16 Badger made four passes over the US Navy aircraft carrier USS Essex, and on the last a wing… Read More

1 year ago

Cool video shows Warbirds arriving at Joint Base Pearl Harbor aboard USS Essex for the 75th Commemoration of the End of WWII

“Salute Their Service, Honor Their Hope” is the theme of the commemoration in Hawaii in recognition of the WWII veterans… Read More

4 years ago

That Time a Soviet Tu-16 Crashed Into Sea After Buzzing USS Essex Aircraft Carrier

‘I remember the Tu-16 coming over the flight deck from starboard to port flying a couple hundred yards and appeared… Read More

5 years ago

Skyraider pilot recalls the mission that inspired James Michener’s The Bridges at Toko-Ri

“James Michener, author of The Bridges at Toko-Ri, was briefed in a similar way to the pilots who would be… Read More

5 years ago

Some USMC F-35Bs grounded again

Two new parts that will require inspection were found on older F-35Bs F-35Bs with higher flight hours have been temporarily… Read More

6 years ago

F-35B almost ready for first combat deployment

"The F-35B, specifically because of its short take off and vertical landing capabilities, opens up a lot of basing options,… Read More

6 years ago