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Fighter planes and military aircrafts.Created by: PICRYLDated: 2016
A United States Navy pilot from Fighter Squadron One Zero Two (VF-102) gives his F-14B "Tomcat" a pre flight inspection. The nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73) and her embarked Carrier Air Wing One (CVW1) are operating in the Persian Gulf to support UN sanctions against Iraq. Operation Southern Watch, 2 February 1998. (Duplicate image, see also DNSD0003412 or search 980202N2302H003)
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An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet Tu-95 Bear D aircraft as an F-4 Phantom II aircraft from Fighter Squadron 151 (VF-151) intercepts it

An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet Tu-95 Bear D aircraft as an F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: LT Morris Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom connects and refuels an A-10A Thunderbolt II aircraft

An air-to-air view from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as its boom con...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Edwards Air Force Base State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to... more

A right side view of an A-4 Skyhawk aircraft, from Fleet Composite Squadron 1 (VC-1), as it refuels an F-4J Phantom II aircraft from Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 235 (VMFA-235)

A right side view of an A-4 Skyhawk aircraft, from Fleet Composite Squ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oahu State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 (Ac) T. J. Pfrang Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A staff sergeant refuels an F-101 Voodoo aircraft from a fuel truck. Other F-101s are in the background

A staff sergeant refuels an F-101 Voodoo aircraft from a fuel truck. O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Niagara Falls Air Base State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to P... more

An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels an Attack Squadron 12 (VA-12) A-7E Corsair II aircraft in flight as another VA-12 A-7E Corsair II flies alongside

An Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refuels an Attack Squadron 1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Navy F-4J Phantom aircraft is prepared for launching from the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41), off the coast of Korea during the joint ROK/US training exercise TEAM SPIRIT '79

A Navy F-4J Phantom aircraft is prepared for launching from the aircra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TEAM SPIRIT '79 Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT G. M. Holland Release Stat... more

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft from the 347th Tactical Fighter Wing in formation with two Air National Guard A-7D Corsair II aircraft. The aircraft are participating in U.S. Southern Command canal defense Exercise Black Fury II. Units of the Army, Navy and Air Force are taking part in the exercise

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft from the 3...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BLACK FURY II Base: Panama Canal Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Michael Longfellow Release Status: Releas... more

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft from the 347th Tactical Fighter Wing during US Southern Command canal defense exercise Black Fury II. Units of the Army, Navy and Air Force are taking part in the exercise

An air-to-air right side view of an F-4E Phantom II aircraft from the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Panama Canal Country: Panama (PAN) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Michael Longfellow Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Di... more

A KC-130 Hercules aircraft refuels an F-4 Phantom II aircraft, right, and an A-6 Intruder aircraft in flight

A KC-130 Hercules aircraft refuels an F-4 Phantom II aircraft, right, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Quantico State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Kim Rossman Release Status: ... more

An air-to-air right side view of a Soviet F-14 Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 51 (VF-51) as it intercepts a Soviet Tu-95 Bear-A/B aircraft

An air-to-air right side view of a Soviet F-14 Tomcat aircraft from Fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft from Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron Thirty-Three (VAQ-33) refuels TA-4J Skyhawks of Composite Squadron Twelve (VC-12) based at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. Exact Date Shot Unknown

An EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft from Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An KA-6B Intruder aircraft of Attack Squadron Forty Six (VA-46) refuels a TA-4J Skyhawk aircraft of Composite Squadron Twelve (VC-12). VC-12 is based at Naval Air Station Oceana, Virginia. Exact Date Shot Unknown

An KA-6B Intruder aircraft of Attack Squadron Forty Six (VA-46) refuel...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron Thirty Three (VAQ-33) refuels a formation of TA4J Skyhawk aircraft of Composite Squadron Twelve (VC-12). Exact Date Shot Unknown

An EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

View of the bottom of an F-5 Tiger II aircraft as the jet banks to the right over a range. One AIM-9J Sidewinder missile is on each wing tip. The aircraft is assigned to the 57th Fighter Weapons Wing

View of the bottom of an F-5 Tiger II aircraft as the jet banks to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nellis Air Force Base State: Nevada (NV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Paul Harrington Release Status: Rel... more

An F-4C Phantom II aircraft from the Texas Air National Guard, 149th Tactical Fighter Group, intercepts a Soviet Tu-95 Bear bomber aircraft and escorts it out of American air space

An F-4C Phantom II aircraft from the Texas Air National Guard, 149th T...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Iceland (ISL) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of an F-106 Convair aircraft belonging to the 102nd Fighter Interceptor Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard based at Otis Air Force Base, Mass., as it intercepts a Soviet TU-95 Bear bomber aircraft off the coast of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

A left side view of an F-106 Convair aircraft belonging to the 102nd F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Coast Of Yarmouth State: Nova Scotia Country: Canada (CAN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military S... more

A right side view of aircraft in flight over the desert during exercise Bright Star '82. The aircraft are from front to back: a MiG-21, F-16 Fighting Falcon, MiG-17 and an A-10 Thunderbolt II

A right side view of aircraft in flight over the desert during exercis...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '82 Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A right side view of aircraft in flight over the pyramids during exercise Bright Star '82. The aircraft are, from front to back: a MiG-21, F-16 Fighting Falcon, MiG-177 and an A-10 Thunderbolt II

A right side view of aircraft in flight over the pyramids during exerc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '82 Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An Egyptian Air Force MiG-21 aircraft participates in a live-fire demonstration during BRIGHT STAR '82, a combined exercise involving the armed forces of the US, Egypt, Sudan, Somalia, and Oman

An Egyptian Air Force MiG-21 aircraft participates in a live-fire demo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '82 Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Mike Daniels Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

A left front view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft parked on a flight line

A left front view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft parked...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An underside view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft in flight

An underside view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft in fli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right front view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft parked on a flight line

A right front view of an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-15 aircraft parke...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view (from top to bottom) of an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft, an F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft, and an Egyptian (Soviet built) MiG-21 aircraft

An air-to-air right side view (from top to bottom) of an A-10 Thunderb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Bill Thompson Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

CMDR. Jan C. Jacobs, USNR San Diego, Calif....An air-to-air right side view of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Naval Air Reserve Fighter Squadron 301 (VF-301) banking into a turn. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

CMDR. Jan C. Jacobs, USNR San Diego, Calif....An air-to-air right side...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

TECH. SGT. Lee Schading Langley Air Force Base, Va....A 94th Tactical Fighter Squadron pilot looks out from the cockpit of his F-15 Eagle aircraft during exercise Coronet Archer. OFFICIAL U.S. AIR FORCE PHOTO (RELEASED)

TECH. SGT. Lee Schading Langley Air Force Base, Va....A 94th Tactical ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of a U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom II aircraft, top, from Fighter Squadron 74 (VF-74) and a Soviet Tu-95 Tupolev Bear aircraft about 42 miles off the Virginia coast. The F-4 is escorting the Cuba-based Tu-95, which just penetrated the U.S. air defense zone to aerially view sea trials of the new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

An air-to-air view of a U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom II aircraft, top, from F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: LT Ronald Callaway Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right side view of a U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom II aircraft, top, from Fighter Squadron 74 (VF-74) and a Soviet Tu-95 Tupolev Bear aircraft about 42 miles off the Virginia coast. The F-4 is escorting the Cuba-based Tu-95, which just penetrated the U.S. air defense zone to aerially view sea trials of the new nuclear-powered aircraft carrier CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

An air-to-air right side view of a U.S. Navy F-4 Phantom II aircraft, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: LT Ronald Callaway Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air right underside view of a KC-10 Extender tanker aircraft as it refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, during Operation Ocean Venture

An air-to-air right underside view of a KC-10 Extender tanker aircraft...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Garfield Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-10 Extender tanker aircraft as it refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, during Operation Ocean Venture

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-10 Extender tanker aircraft as i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Garfield Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as it refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, during Operation Ocean Venture

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as it ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Garfield Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-10 Extender aircraft as it refuels an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 33rd Tactical Fighter Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida during Operation Ocean Venture

An air-to-air right side view of a KC-10 Extender aircraft as it refue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Garfield Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

A right side view of three Soviet Su-7 Fitter-A aircraft in flight

A right side view of three Soviet Su-7 Fitter-A aircraft in flight

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a parked Soviet MiG-23MF Flogger-G aircraft

A left side view of a parked Soviet MiG-23MF Flogger-G aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Finland (FIN) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of two Soviet MiG-23-MF Flogger-B aircraft in flight

A right side view of two Soviet MiG-23-MF Flogger-B aircraft in flight

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a Soviet MiG-21U Mongol aircraft

A right side view of a Soviet MiG-21U Mongol aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerial view of three parked Soviet Su-9 Fishpot-B aircraft

An aerial view of three parked Soviet Su-9 Fishpot-B aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Su-17/Fitter-C swing-wing ground support fighter aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power Magazine, PHOTO #26, Page 33 (top right))

Su-17/Fitter-C swing-wing ground support fighter aircraft. (PHOTO cour...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of two Soviet MiG-27 Flogger-D aircraft in-flight

A right side view of two Soviet MiG-27 Flogger-D aircraft in-flight

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An underside view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat aircraft

An underside view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat interceptor aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power Magazine, PHOTO #63, Page 65)

A view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat interceptor aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view of a Soviet Su-17 Fitter fighter-bomber

A view of a Soviet Su-17 Fitter fighter-bomber

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet MiG-19PM Farmer D aircraft

An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet MiG-19PM Farmer D aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a parked Soviet Su-17 Fitter-C aircraft

A right side view of a parked Soviet Su-17 Fitter-C aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a parked Soviet MiG-21 Fishbed-J aircraft

A right side view of a parked Soviet MiG-21 Fishbed-J aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right view of a Soviet MiG-21 Fishbed-L aircraft

A right view of a Soviet MiG-21 Fishbed-L aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a Soviet MiG-21FM Fishbed-F aircraft taking off

A right side view of a Soviet MiG-21FM Fishbed-F aircraft taking off

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of two Soviet Su-15 Flagon-A aircraft in a steep climb following takeoff

A right side view of two Soviet Su-15 Flagon-A aircraft in a steep cli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right side view of a parked Soviet MiG-21PF Fishbed-D aircraft

A right side view of a parked Soviet MiG-21PF Fishbed-D aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Su-24/Fencer ground support aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power Magazine PHOTO #28, Page 34 (top left))

Su-24/Fencer ground support aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Milita...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side view of a Soviet Su-15 Flagon-A aircraft climbing steeply following takeoff

A left side view of a Soviet Su-15 Flagon-A aircraft climbing steeply ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet MiG-23 Flogger B aircraft. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power)

An air-to-air left side view of a Soviet MiG-23 Flogger B aircraft. (P...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft refuels two A-7 Corsair IIs and one F-15 Eagle during Operation Midnight Sun

A KC-135A Stratotanker aircraft refuels two A-7 Corsair IIs and one F-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MIDNIGHT SUN Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Jose L. Hernandez Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

A left side view of a parked Soviet MiG-1 Fishbed-E aircraft

A left side view of a parked Soviet MiG-1 Fishbed-E aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right front view of a parked Soviet Su-7 Fitter-D aircraft

A right front view of a parked Soviet Su-7 Fitter-D aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Soviet air force MiG-21/Fishbed-N all-weather interceptor. (PHOTO courtesy of Soviet Military Power Magazine PHOTO #25, Page 33 (left))

Soviet air force MiG-21/Fishbed-N all-weather interceptor. (PHOTO cour...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The pilot of a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft gives the "thumbs up" signal prior to taking off on a mission. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

The pilot of a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

PETTY Officer 3rd Class Roberts climbs into the cockpit to service an F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

PETTY Officer 3rd Class Roberts climbs into the cockpit to service an ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Maintenance personnel prepare a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft for a training mission, known as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

Maintenance personnel prepare a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo walk onto the flight line to service an F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School. Known as "Top Gun", the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo walk onto the flight line to s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

A left front view of four F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft parked in a row on the flight line. The aircraft are used by the Navy Fighter Weapons School, known as "Top Gun," to provide air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots.  The aircraft are painted to simulate Soviet-bloc air force camouflage patterns

A left front view of four F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft parked in a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Heavy fog covers the flight line as a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5F Tiger II adversary aircraft is prepared for an early morning mission. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots. The F-5F is painted to simulate a Warsaw Pact camouflage pattern

Heavy fog covers the flight line as a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

An A-4E Skyhawk adversary aircraft, painted to simulate Soviet-bloc air force camouflage, lands at the air station after a training mission. The A-4E is assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School, referred to as "Top Gun," which provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

An A-4E Skyhawk adversary aircraft, painted to simulate Soviet-bloc ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Maintenance crews walk onto a mist-covered flight line to prepare adversary aircraft of the Navy Fighter Weapons School for an early morning flight. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots. Two F-5E Tiger II aircraft and two A-4 Skyhawk aircraft can be seen in the background

Maintenance crews walk onto a mist-covered flight line to prepare adve...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo service an F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School. Known as "Top Gun", the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo service an F-5E Tiger II adver...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Maintenance crews walk onto a mist-covered flight line to prepare adversary aircraft of the Navy Fighter Weapons School for an early morning flight. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots. Two F-5E Tiger II aircraft and two A-4 Skyhawk aircraft can be seen in the background

Maintenance crews walk onto a mist-covered flight line to prepare adve...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo service an F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School. Known as "Top Gun", the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

Airmen (AN) Trent Smith and Karla Lallo service an F-5E Tiger II adver...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

Heavy fog covers the flight line as a Navy Fighter Weapons School A-4 Skyhawk adversary aircraft is prepared for an early morning mission. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots. The A-4 is painted in a Soviet-bloc air force camouflage pattern

Heavy fog covers the flight line as a Navy Fighter Weapons School A-4 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

An F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft, painted in a Middle Eastern camouflage pattern, lands at the air station after a training mission. The F-5E is assigned to the Navy Fighter Weapons School, referred to as "Top Gun," which provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

An F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft, painted in a Middle Eastern camou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

A plane director guides a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft onto the runway for takeoff on a training mission. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

A plane director guides a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II ad...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

The pilot of a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary aircraft puts on his helmet prior to a mission. Referred to as "Top Gun," the school provides air combat maneuvering (ACM) training for Navy and Marine Corps pilots

The pilot of a Navy Fighter Weapons School F-5E Tiger II adversary air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Air Station, Miramar State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Kirby Harrison Release Stat... more

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (right) assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing 'Happy Hooligans', North Dakota Air National Guard, intercepts a United Soviet Socialists Republic (Russian) TU-95 Bear bomber aircraft over the Arctic Ocean, during a flight to Keflavik, Iceland in 1983. Eight Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted by Hooligan pilots during the deployment. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (right) assigned to the 119th F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (top) assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing 'Happy Hooligans', North Dakota Air National Guard, intercepts a United Soviet Socialists Republic (Russian) TU-95 Bear bomber aircraft over the Arctic Ocean, during a flight to Keflavik, Iceland in 1983. Eight Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted by Hooligan pilots during the deployment. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (top) assigned to the 119th Fig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (right) assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing 'Happy Hooligans', North Dakota Air National Guard, intercepts a United Soviet Socialists Republic (Russian) TU-95 Bear bomber aircraft over the Arctic Ocean, during a flight to Keflavik, Iceland in 1983. Eight Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted by Hooligan pilots during the deployment. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft (right) assigned to the 119th F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The tail section of a United Soviet Socialists Republic (Russian) TU-95 Bear bomber aircraft in flight over the Arctic Ocean, during a flight to Keflavik, Iceland in 1983. Eight Russian TU-95 Bear bombers were intercepted by U.S. Air Force F-4D Phantom aircraft assigned to the 119th Fighter Wing 'Happy Hooligans', North Dakota Air National Guard, during the deployment. (A3604) (U.S. Air Force PHOTO) (Released)

The tail section of a United Soviet Socialists Republic (Russian) TU-9...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A right front view of a parked Soviet MiG-19P Farmer B aircraft

A right front view of a parked Soviet MiG-19P Farmer B aircraft

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A C-130 Hercules aircraft from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, refuels an A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft while on the runway. The C-130 carries two fuel bladders in its cargo area

A C-130 Hercules aircraft from Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska, refue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Perry Heimer Release Status: Releas... more

An air-to-air left side view of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft and two F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, flying over the Soviet Kiev-class aircraft carrier Minsk during Exercise Ostfriesland II

An air-to-air left side view of an RF-4C Phantom II aircraft and two F...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OSTFRIESLAND II Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: STAFF SGT. Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Publi... more

An air-to-air left side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing, over a Soviet Boris Chilikin class replenishment ship and a Kanin class guided missile destroyer during Exercise OSTFRIESLAND II

An air-to-air left side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft, assigned to t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OSTFRIESLAND II Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Glenn Lindsey Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

An air-to-air right side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing as they fly near a Soviet "Kanin" class destroyer during a tactical reconnaissance exercise

An air-to-air right side view of two F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 18th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Glenn Lindsey Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II and two F-15 Eagle aircraft flying over the Soviet aircraft carrier MINSK during a tactical reconnaissance exercise. The aircraft are assigned to the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing

An air-to-air left side view of an F-4 Phantom II and two F-15 Eagle a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Under side view of a Soviet Su-17 Fitter-C aircraft in flight, with wings in forward position

Under side view of a Soviet Su-17 Fitter-C aircraft in flight, with wi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A left side air-to-air view of a Soviet Tu-95 Bear maritime reconnaissance aircraft, top, being escorted by a U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat aircraft as the Soviet aircraft approaches the Readex 1-83 battle group. LCDR Greg Quist pilots the Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142) Tomcat, assigned to the nuclear-powered aircraft USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69). LT J.G. Randy Dewar is the radar intercept officer

A left side air-to-air view of a Soviet Tu-95 Bear maritime reconnaiss...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: LT J.G. Thomas Prochilo Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photog... more

A view of two Soviet MiG-23 Flogger G aircraft. "Soviet Military Power," 1983, Page 53

A view of two Soviet MiG-23 Flogger G aircraft. "Soviet Military Power...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Flight deck crew members stand by as another crew member drives an MD-3A tow tractor across the snow-covered flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) during the U.S. 3rd Fleet North Pacific Exercise NORPAC. The joint Air Force and Navy exercise not only provides training for fighter pilots and tactical controllers, but also tests the ability of those services to operate together for the defense of Alaska

Flight deck crew members stand by as another crew member drives an MD-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Northwestern Pacific Ocean Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Mckay Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Flight deck crew members service two A-6E Intruder aircraft on the snow-covered flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) during the U.S. 3rd Fleet North Pacific exercise NORPAC. The joint Air Force and Navy exercise not only provides training for fighter pilots and tactical controllers, but also tests the ability of those services to operate together for the defense of Alaska

Flight deck crew members service two A-6E Intruder aircraft on the sno...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NORPAC Country: Northwestern Pacific Ocean Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Mckay Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Bottom view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat E interceptor aircraft in flight. "Soviet Military Power," 1983, Page 29

Bottom view of a Soviet MiG-25 Foxbat E interceptor aircraft in flight...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Left side view of a Soviet Su-24 Fencer fighter/bomber aircraft. "Soviet Military Power," 1983, Page 40

Left side view of a Soviet Su-24 Fencer fighter/bomber aircraft. "Sovi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142) F-14A Tomcat aircraft from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER intercepts a Soviet Tu-142 Bear-D aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea

A Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142) F-14A Tomcat aircraft from the nuclear...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerial view of the Soviet aircraft carrier MINSK as an F-15 Eagle and an F-4 Phantom II aircraft fly over it. The aircraft are from the 18th Tactical Fighter Wing participating in a tactical reconnaissance exercise. Also visible is an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile on the wing of an F-15

An aerial view of the Soviet aircraft carrier MINSK as an F-15 Eagle a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steve Mcgill Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of four F-15 Eagle aircraft in a wedge formation over Fort Monroe. The aircraft are assigned to the 1ST Tactical Fighter Wing, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. Squadrons represented include the 27th Tactical Fighter Squadron (TFS), the 71st TFS, and the 94th TFS

An air-to-air left side view of four F-15 Eagle aircraft in a wedge fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Virginia (VA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bob Williams Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 94th Tactical Fighter Squadron, 1ST Tactical Fighter Wing, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. Another F-15 is in a 90 degree bank overhead. Each aircraft is equipped with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles on the wing pylons and fuselage-mounted AIM-7 Sparrow missiles

An air-to-air right side view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft from the 94th ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bob Williams Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left side view of the lead F-15 Eagle aircraft of the 1ST Tactical Fighter Wing, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia. The aircraft is equipped with Sidewinder (AIM-9) missiles on the wing pylon and fuselage-mounted Sparrow (AIM-7) missiles

An air-to-air left side view of the lead F-15 Eagle aircraft of the 1S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bob Williams Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air left rear view of an Ohio Air Guard KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft as it refuels the F-16/750 AFTI (Advanced Fighter Technology Intergration) testbed aircraft. A standard F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft stands by during the operation

An air-to-air left rear view of an Ohio Air Guard KC-135 Stratotanker ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Reynolds Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in the multi-national exercise Bright Star '83. The aircraft are, clockwise from the top: Egyptian air force MiG-19 Farmer, U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder, Egyptian air force MiG-17 Fresco, U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II, Egyptian air force MiG-21 Fishbed, Egyptian air force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Egyptian air force F-4 Phantom II, Egyptian air force Mirage 2000, and a U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat in the center

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Egypt (EGY) Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in the multi-national exercise Bright Star '83. The aircraft are, clockwise from the top: Egyptian air force MiG-19 Farmer, U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder, Egyptian air force MiG-17 Fresco, U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II, Egyptian air force MiG-21 Fishbed, Egyptian air force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Egyptian air force F-4 Phantom II, Egyptian air force Mirage 2000, and a U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat in the center

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Egypt (EGY) Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in the multi-national exercise Bright Star '83. The aircraft are, clockwise from the top: Egyptian air force MiG-19 Farmer, U.S. Navy A-6 Intruder, Egyptian air force MiG-17 Fresco, U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II, Egyptian air force MiG-21 Fishbed, Egyptian air force F-16 Fighting Falcon, Egyptian air force F-4 Phantom II, Egyptian air force Mirage 2000, and a U.S. Navy F-14 Tomcat in the center

An air-to-air view of a joint formation of aircraft participating in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Egypt (EGY) Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A view from the cockpit of a US Navy A-6 Intruder aircraft as it refuels from a US Air Force KC-10A Extender aircraft. The aircraft are participating in the multi-national Exercise BRIGHT STAR '83

A view from the cockpit of a US Navy A-6 Intruder aircraft as it refue...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... more

Air Force personnel inspect an Egyptian MiG-17 aircraft (Soviet designed) on display during the joint exercise Bright Star '83

Air Force personnel inspect an Egyptian MiG-17 aircraft (Soviet design...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Base: Cairo Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiovisual Team Release Status: Relea... more

A right side view of a Soviet designed Sudanese MiG-1 aircraft prior to takeoff during the joint Exercise BRIGHT STAR '83

A right side view of a Soviet designed Sudanese MiG-1 aircraft prior t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Sudan (SDN) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiovisual Team Release Status: Released to Public... more

Air Force personnel inspect various Egyptian aircraft on display at Cairo West Air Base during the joint Exercise BRIGHT STAR '83. Some of the aircraft include, from right, a Soviet designed MiG-15 and MiG21, and a French designed Mirage 2000

Air Force personnel inspect various Egyptian aircraft on display at Ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '83 Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: Joint Service Audiovisual Team Release Status: Released to Public... more