Sunday, February 26, 2012

F-22 Raptor


An F-22 Raptor flies during a training mission Feb. 16, 2012, over Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Holloman AFB is home to the 7th Fighter Squadron and its fleet of F-22s. The Raptor performs both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions, allowing full realization of operational concepts vital to the 21st century Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kasey Close)

Abraham Lincoln


Saturday, February 25, 2012

F/A-18F Super Hornet


PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 22, 2012) An F/A-18F Super Hornet from the Black Aces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 41 breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration for participants of a tiger cruise aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is returning to homeport in Bremerton, Wash., after completing a seven-month deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley/Released)

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

USS Sterett (DDG 104)



ARABIAN GULF (Feb. 16, 2012) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) follows the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) while transiting the Strait of Hormuz. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

Friday, February 17, 2012

MK-45 5-inch lightweight gun


ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 7, 2012) A projectile exits the barrel of the MK-45 5-inch/54-caliber lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) during Exercise Bold Alligator 2012. Bold Alligator 2012, the largest amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, represents the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations. The exercise focuses on today's fight with today's forces, while showcasing the advantages of seabasing. The exercise will take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, 2012 afloat and ashore in and around Virginia and North Carolina. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Atherton/Released)

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Monday, February 13, 2012

MH-60S Sea Hawk & USS George H.W. Bush

 
ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 9, 2011) An MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 9 performs a fly-by of the guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) alongside the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during an air power demonstration. George H.W. Bush is hosting more than 1,200 friends and family members of the crew as part of a Tiger Cruise at the end of the ship'Äôs first combat deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Billy Ho/Released)

Monday, February 6, 2012

F/A-18F Super Hornet


ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 26, 2012) An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy A. Hazel/Released)

Friday, February 3, 2012

Public Domain Texture


Public Domain Texture


F-16 Fighting Falcons

Nine F-16 Fighting Falcons sit on the ramp before taking off Jan. 10, 2012, from Shaw Air Force Base, S.C. Twelve F-16s and approximately 250 Airmen deployed to Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, for a three-month deployment. The Airmen were activated as the 55th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Kenny Holston)

Thursday, February 2, 2012

MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jan. 31, 2012) An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft lands aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during exercise Bold Alligator 2012. Bold Alligator 2012 is the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years and represents the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations. The exercise focuses on today's fight with today's forces, while showcasing the advantages of sea basing. This exercise will take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, 2012 afloat and ashore in and around Virginia and North Carolina. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Robert Walters/Released)