Pic of the Day

by Steve on October 17, 2006

Loaded for bear! (or in this case, the Taliban)


Arabian Sea (Oct. 15, 2006) – A F/A-18C assigned to the “Knighthawks” of Strike Fighter Squadron One Three Six (VFA-136) tests its flare countermeasure system before heading into Afghanistan on a Close Air Support mission. VFA-136 is part of Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) embarked aboard the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). Enterprise and CVW-1 are currently on a scheduled six-month deployment in support of the Maritime Security Operations and the global war on terrorism. U.S. Navy by Lt. Peter Scheu (RELEASED)

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