Sunday, May 11, 2014

Climbing Cat

Today on 'TWW' we have a quickie for ya'll... a somewhat dramatic shot of a VF-32 Tomcat launching from the USS 'Give 'Em Hell' Harry Truman.

Here's the official US Navy caption for this photo:

"Persian Gulf (Jan. 24, 2005) - An F-14B Tomcat from the "Swordsmen" of Fighter Squadron Three Two (VF-32) climbs to altitude after being launched off the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) is embarked aboard Harry S. Truman and is providing close air support and conducting intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions over Iraq. The Truman Carrier Strike Group and CVW-3 are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of the Global War on Terrorism."

U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Kristopher Wilson

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