Twilight Harrier Operations Aboard USS Bataan Are Spectacular


Watch an AV-8B Harrier with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 223 taxi and launch from the deck of USS Bataan (LHD-5) during Amphibious Squadron 8- 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit Integration Training at sea Sept. 18, 2016. Marines and sailors assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, combined

F-35B At Sea Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Catapult

F-35B Takeoff

Boondoggle or not, it appears the F-35 Lightning II is here to stay. Fortunately its one of only two fighter jets that can take-off and land vertically, and the only which while fully loaded can depart from a ship without a catapult. Here’s how it