08 January 2011

tail hooked

we're really enjoying the @navynews twitter feed

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110107-N-7981E-178 PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 7, 2011)

An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 makes an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are on a deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)