VAW-125 Tigertails

When U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats intercepted and forced landing an Egyptian Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers

When U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcats intercepted and forced landing an Egyptian Boeing 737 carrying the Achille Lauro cruise ship hijackers

The Tomcat crews watched as the excited Egyptian crew (and perhaps the terrorists) ran to either side of the airliner… Read More

3 years ago

Shocking Video Shows E-2C Hawkeye Cutting Off the Nose of an F-14 Tomcat (with Crew in It) while Sliding on USS Saratoga oily Flight Deck

The mishap was caught on the PLAT (Pilot Landing Aid Television System) camera. Amazingly there were no injuries. Taken during… Read More

4 years ago

VAW-115 SAYS SAYONARA TO NAF ATSUGI AND ENDS 44-YEAR DEPLOYMENT IN JAPAN

The "Liberty Bells" had spent 44-years at NAF Atsugi as the forward-deployed airborne early warning squadron for the U.S. Navy,… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. NAVY E-2D ADVANCED HAWKEYE AIRBORNE COMMAND AND CONTROL AIRCRAFT HAVE ARRIVED IN JAPAN

The E-2D is the most advanced Airborne Command and Control platform that the U.S. has in its inventory U.S. Navy… Read More

7 years ago

U.S. NAVY DEPLOYS E-2D ADVANCED HAWKEYE AEW&C AIRCRAFT IN JAPAN AMID GROWING TENSIONS WITH CHINA

US Navy deploys E-2D Advanced Hawkeye to Japan The U.S. Navy has decided to relocate Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 125… Read More

7 years ago