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Night time is the Right time

8 June 2016
151125-N-OI810-504 WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 25, 2015) Sailors prepare aircraft for foul weather on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nathan Burke/Released)

Sailors prepare aircraft for foul weather on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76)—U.S. Navy photo by Mass Comm Spec 3rd Class Nathan Burke

Members from the U.S. Air Force 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Fort Bragg, complete helo, fast rope and hoisting training during exercise Advanced Guard, Holloman Air Force Base, N.M., April 14, 2014. Advanced Guard is a multimillion dollar exercise spanning across the states to train special operators to conduct joint operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Jodi Martinez/Released)

UH-60 Black Hawks and U.S. Air Force 24th Special Tactics Squadron members training in helicopter borne fast roping and hoisting—U.S. Air Force photo by Jodi Martinez

121008-N-JL826-011 GULF OF ADEN (Oct. 8, 2012) A C-2 Greyhound assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 sits on the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) at night. Enterprise is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as a part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The U.S. Navy has a 237-year heritage of defending freedom and projecting and protecting U.S. interests around the globe. Join the conversation on social media using #warfighting. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr./Released)

A C-2 Greyhound sitting one evening on the flight deck of USS Enterprise (CVN 65)—U.S. Navy photo by Mass Comm Spec 2nd Class Brooks B. Patton Jr.

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UH-60 Black Hawk medieval helicopter being prepped—U.S. Army photo

150501-N-VO234-059 SOUTH CHINA SEA (May 1, 2015) An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 performs ground turns aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3). Fort Worth is on a 16-month rotational deployment in support of the Indo-Asia-Pacific Rebalance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Conor Minto/Released)

An MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aircraft system (UAS) assigned to the Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 35 during operations aboard the littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3)—U.S. Navy photo by Mass Comm Spec 2nd Class Conor Minto

140410-N-UZ648-001 PATUXENT RIVER, Md. (April 10, 2014) The unmanned X-47B conducts its first night flight April 10 over Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Night flights are the next incremental step in developing the operations concept for more routine flight activity. The Navy will continue to execute X-47B test events to mature standard operating procedures for cooperative use of the airspace with manned aircraft. (U.S. Navy photo by Erik Hildebrandt/Released)

The unmanned X-47B in nocturnal flight—U.S. Navy photo by Erik Hildebrandt

160320-N-OR652-590 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 20, 2016) – An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123, is hooked onto the catapult prior to taking off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), the flagship of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. Ike is underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group in preparation for a future deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)

An E-2C Hawkeye is hooked onto the catapult prior to taking off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)—U.S. Navy photo by Mass Comm Spec 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado

160320-N-OR652-575ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 20, 2016) – An E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Screwtops of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 123, performs pre-flight checks on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), the flagship of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group. Ike is underway conducting a Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group in preparation for a future deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado/Released)

An E-2C Hawkeye during flight ops aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)—U.S. Navy photo by Mass Comm Spec 3rd Class J. Alexander Delgado

160309-N-ZZ999-008 ARCTIC CIRCLE (March 10, 2016) - The aurora borealis appears over Ice Camp Sargo as the sun sets during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016. ICEX 2016 is a five-week exercise designed to research, test, and evaluate operational capabilities in the region. ICEX 2016 allows the U.S. Navy to assess operational readiness in the Arctic, increase experience in the region, advance understanding of the Arctic Environment, and develop partnerships and collaborative efforts. (U.S. Navy photo by Electronics Technician 2nd Class Nate Madlem/Released)

Aurora borealis over Ice Camp Sargo above the Arctic Circle during Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2016—U.S. Navy photo by Electronics Tech 2nd Class Nate Madlem

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One Comment leave one →
  1. david lord permalink
    1 September 2016 09:54

    MUSTA MISSED THIS ONE! LOL!….BEAUTIFUL PHOTOGRAPHS!
    BEST, David

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