Military Photo: Diamondback Lined Up for Launch

Posted: 06/01/2012

PHILIPPINE SEA (June 15, 2012) An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Diamondbacks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 102 waits to move into position on a bow catapult of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the deck crew resets the catapult following a launch. The George Washington Carrier Strike Group is forward deployed to Japan and is conducting routine operations in the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Denver Applehans)

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