Super Hornets Flight Ops From CVN 76
July 20, 2022
July 18, 2022 - F/A-18E Super Hornets attached to the Royal Maces of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27 conduct carrier-based air strike and strike force escort missions along with battle group and intelligence collection operations from the only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) at an undisclosed location in the South China Sea.
Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the United States, and supports alliances, partnerships and collective maritime interests in the Indo-Pacific region.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photos by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gray Gibson.