Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Cool Photo: F/A-18C Hornet Launches from Aircraft Carrier

In the above photo an F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Golden Dragons of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192 launches from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74).

The carrier is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and support missions as part of Operations Enduring Freedom and New Dawn.

You can click on the above photo to enlarge.

The U.S. Navy photo was taken by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Benjamin Crossley.

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