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Eyes of the Fleet: US Navy E-2 Hawkeye

The Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye series has served the US Navy...

Next Generation Jammer takes flight on Growler

The US Navy completed the first mission systems flight of its Next Generation Jammer Mid-Band pod aboard a Boeing EA-18G Growler from NAS Patuxent River, Maryland, on August 7.

Inside the world’s biggest aircraft carrier

Three years to the day since President Trump commissioned it, we take a closer look at the USS Gerald R. Ford – so big it has space for over 75 aircraft and can launch 220 airstrikes a day.

New 'Fat Albert' completes first test flight

The US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron's new 'Fat Albert' support aircraft, C-130J - BuNo 170000 (c/n 382-5483) - carried out its first functional check flight (FCF) from Cambridge Airport on July 20.

How they made Top Gun

US naval aviator Dave ‘Bio’ Baranek was an instructor at the real Topgun school when Hollywood called. He tells the story of the team who helped bring realism to a cult 1980s film and here reveals some of the tricks of the trade.

US Navy begins TH-73A instructor pilot training

The first two instructor pilots from the US Navy’s Training Air Wing 5 (TAW 5) have arrived at Leonardo’s production facility in Philadelphia to train on the new TH-73A Advanced Helicopter Training System (AHTS).

Top Gun: Maverick – Inside the Movie

He wasn't expecting an invitation back, but thirty four years, three months and six days since the iconic 1986 film Top Gun, Tom Cruise will return as Captain Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell in its sequel, Top Gun: Maverick.

Top Gun: Maverick - Inside the Cockpit

Thirty four years, three months and six days since the iconic 1986 film Top Gun, its sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, starring Tom Cruise, will be released in the US and UK on December 23 this year.

First operational CMV-22B arrives at NAS North Island

The US Navy’s first operational Bell Boeing CMV-22B Osprey tiltrotor was delivered to the Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron 30 (VRM-30) “Titans” at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island in San Diego, California, on June 22.

King Stallion completes two-week long sea trials

Sikorsky’s CH-53K King Stallion completed a two-week period of sea trials in the Atlantic Ocean earlier this month.