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USS Ronald Reagan carrier scrambles multiple F/A-18s to intercept Russian Tu-95 bombers near North Korea
40,000 pounds of Rhino with motors screaming at full power was yanked down the 300 feet of catapult in a violent acceleration from zero to 170 miles per hour in just two seconds... Francesco “Paco” Chierici is a former U.S. Naval Aviator with 3,000 flying hours and produced the award winning naval aviation...
The unknown story of the four simultaneous F/A-18F Super Hornet Sonic Booms that no one saw
“In my 13 years of flying jet fighters for the Navy, this is easily the coolest thing I've seen, but no one in the flight had a camera,” LCDR Andy "Skirt" Mickley, F/A-18F WSO with VFA-22 Fighting Redcocks. The beautiful artwork in this post was painted by Wade Meyers (be sure to visit...
USS Ronald Reagan carrier scrambles multiple F/A-18s to intercept Russian Tu-95 bombers near North Korea
"The interaction between the U.S. F/A-18s and Russian Tu-95s were safe and professional and it took place more than 80 miles from the carrier," Lt. Cmdr. Nicole Schwegman According to Fox News, Russian nuclear bombers approaching the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) off the coast of North Korea have been intercepted at more than 80 miles from the...
This achievement was reached after 23 years of continuous flight operations utilizing the A-6E Intruder, F/A-18C Hornet, and F/A-18E Super Hornet A rare feat for a U.S. Navy fighter squadron, the "Eagles" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 115 announced that the unit had surpassed 100,000 Class “A” mishap-free flight hours on Jul. 3, 2017. As told by Lt. Chris Pagenkopf, Strike...
An idea was formed to go back to basics and use the iconic eagle as part of VFA-195 helmets new look On the busy flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) where the crew and deck are littered with text, colors and symbols, standing out is a difficult challenge. A challenge the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter...
Ronald Reagan and the CVW-5 provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region On May 22, in the Water South of Japan Carrier Air Wing 5 (CVW-5) completed carrier qualifications aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). As explained in the...
Carrier Air Wing 5 is the the U.S. Navy's only continuously forward-deployed air wing The interesting picture in this post features aircraft from the U.S. Navy's only continuously forward-deployed air wing, Carrier Air Wing 5 (CVW-5) which operates from Japan and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) today, flying in formation past Mt. Fuji 10 years ago this month. At the time this...
Theodore Roosevelt is moored and homeported in San Diego undergoing a scheduled Planned Maintenance Availability. Taken on Nov. 14, 2016 the breathtaking pictures in this article feature the brightest moon in almost 69 years as it sets behind the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71). Noteworthy Theodore Roosevelt, whose first deployment was a six month patrol of the Mediterranean Sea...
The Diamondbacks of VFA-102 are the Navy's only forward-deployed F/A-18F Super Hornet squadron Taken on Sep. 7, 2016 the cool photo in this post shows an F/A-18 Super Hornet belonging to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 "Diamondbacks" receiving a fresh water wash-down under a breathtaking starry sky on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) from the...
The presence of USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group in the waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula is more than enough to discourage any aggressive behavior from North Korea or from any other hostile nation in the area Taken on Oct. 14, 2016 in the waters east of the Korean Peninsula the following impressive images feature USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) steaming...

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