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Still photograph from a videotape of an Iraqi truck-mounted, surface-to-air missile, believed to be an S-A3.Still photograph from a videotape of an Iraqi truck-mounted, surface-to-air missile.Still photograph from a videotape of an Iraqi surface-to-air missile.An F/A-18 Hornet becomes a blur as it is catapulted from the USS Kitty Hawk.An F/A-18 Hornet comes in for an arrested landing on the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).
A U.S. Navy aviation boatswain's mate directs an F/A-18C Hornet to a catapult.Cpl. Ramsey loads 20 mm machine gun rounds into an F/A-18C Hornet on the Enterprise.The plane captain of an F-14B Tomcat wipes down the canopy prior to flight operations.Flight deck crew members push an F/A-18C Hornet into position for tie-down.A pair of F/A-18C Hornets fly over the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise in the Persian Gulf.
U.S. Navy Airman Shannon Ireland performs maintenance on an F/A-18 Hornet.Aviation ordnancemen shoulder an AIM-7 missile as they remove it from an F/A-18 Hornet.Sailors on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) prepare an F/A-18  Hornet for launch.Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Lim gives a thumbs up on the flight deck of the USS Carl Vinson.Petty Officer 2nd Class Ricardo Salicrup stands watch over the bomb farm on the USS Carl Vinson.
Airmen from the 20th Component Repair Squadron board a C-141 bound for Southwest Asia.One B-52H Stratofortress is towed past another on the flight line at Diego Garcia.A Marine Corps F/A-18 Hornet leaves trails of light in a night launch from the Enterprise.Hootie and the Blowfish perform for the crew members of the USS Enterprise.Aviation ordnancemen use teamwork and brute strength to load an AIM-9M Sidewinder.
A Navy F-14B Tomcat is given the signal to launch from the flight deck of the USS Enterprise.A yellow-shirted plane director guides a Navy F/A 18 Hornet onto Catapult Four.A rainbow of sailors gathers around the CNO as he addresses the crew of the USS Enterprise.An E-2C Hawkeye responds to the order "turn engines."An SH-60F Seahawk lands on the deck of USS John C. Stennis.

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