Image of the Day: Air-Power Demonstration

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 launches from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during an air-power demonstration.


The operation was conducted on May 31 in the Pacific Ocean.

Carl Vinson and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17, are in the 3rd Fleet area of operations returning to homeport after a Middle East and Western Pacific Deployment.

Image: US Navy