F4H / F-4 McDonnell Phantom II. 1961-1996. McD submitted an unsolicited proposal to USN for an F3H Demon upgrade; an all-weather fighter, fleet defense interceptor, all weather, carrier and land based fighter armed with exclusively missiles. An internal cannon was added in E models. Served in USN, USMC, USAF.
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Aug. 16, 2013)- Helicopters 6 are positioned on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kole E. Carpenter/Released).
An Hornet from Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three releases 1000 pound bombs during a series of Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) adjacent stores release tests over the Atlantic Test Range.