Air International 2006-07
H.-P.Grolleau - French Navy Nocturnal Tactics /Military/
With the advent of the Super Etendard Modernise Standard 4 and of the Damocles pod, the SEM became capable of delivering laser-guided bombs at night.
The real thing: a photograph of the Charles de Gaulle's flight deck at night, as seen through the lens of night vision goggles.
A Super Etendard Modernise pilot displays his night vision goggles.
A Flotille 12F Rafale photographed in a hangar at Landivisiau. The red lighting helps the pilots to retain their night vision
Flottille 12F Rafales on the 'flight deck' (apron in naval parlance), at Landivisiau.