Air International 2014-03
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N.Pittaway - Rapid Responders /Military/
An AV-8B Harrier of Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214) ‘Black Sheep’ launching from the USS Bonhomme Richard during Talisman Saber 2013.
A Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214) ‘Black Sheep’ AV-8B Harrier has its wings attached aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard during Talisman Saber 2013.
Marine Attack Squadron 214 (VMA-214) ‘Black Sheep’ AV-8Bs on the USS Bonhomme Richard during certification exercises in 2013.
An AH-1W and AV-8B together, showing the flexibility of the assets at an MEU’s disposal.
An MH-60S Sea Hawk of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 25 (HSC-25) ‘Island Knights’ delivers supplies to the USS Bonhomme Richard as part of the 31 st MEU’s deployment in 2013.
An AH-1W Cobra and a UH-1H operating from the USS Bonhomme Richard during a 2013 certification exercise.
An AH-1W and AV-8B together, showing the flexibility of the assets at an MEU’s disposal.
The rotors on an MV-22B folded up on the USS Bonhomme Richard.
Marines boarding a MV-22B from Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265 (VMM-265) Dragons’ on the Bonhomme Richard.
Marines from Company E, 4th Marines, leaving an MV-22B.
MV-22Bs from the 31st MEU at the Shorewater Bay Training Area during Talisman Saber 2013.
The deployment of MEU MV-22Bs in Talisman Saber was the first time the Osprey had been used in Australia.
US Marine CpI Stephen Jarrell looks out over a village from a 31 st MEU MV-22B in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan in November 2013.
A CH-46 Sea Knight approaches the flight deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard.
A CH-53E landing back on the USS Bonhomme Richard.
An Aviation Boatswain’s Mate signals to the pilot of a UH-1Y Venom on the deck of the USS Bonhomme Richard during routine US 7th Fleet operations in 2013.
An AH-1W Cobra and a UH-1H operating from the USS Bonhomme Richard during a 2013 certification exercise.