Photos Grumman F-14 Tomcat

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F-14B Tomcat from Fighter Squadron 11 (VF-11) "Red Rippers" at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, in support of operation Southern Watch on 19 March 1998
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A pair of U.S. Navy Grumman F-14A from Fighter Squadron VF-211 Fighting Checkmates in flight over Iraq in 2003. VF-211 was assigned to Carrier Air Wing 1 (CVW-1) aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) for a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and the Indian Ocean from 28 August 2003 to 29 February 2004. After this deployment VF-211 converted to the Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet and was redesignated VFA-211.
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U.S. Navy personnel work around the forward fuselage section of a Grumman F-14B-145-GR Tomcat (BuNo 162919) of Fighter Squadron Eleven (VF-11) Red Rippers at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, in support of operation Southern Watch on 19 March 1998. VF-11 was assigned to Carrier Air Wing 7 (CVW-7) aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) during that carrier's round the world cruise from 26 February to 26 August 1998.
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Navy personnel work around the forward fuselage section of a Grumman F-14B Tomcat (BuNo 162919) of Fighter Squadron Eleven (VF-11) Red Rippers at Ahmed Al Jaber Air Base, Kuwait, in support of operation Southern Watch on 19 March 1998.
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F-14A Tomcat "AB-111" assigned to VF-211 "Checkmates" lands aboard USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in January 2004
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At sea with USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) May 5, 2002 -- An F-14A "Tomcat" assigned to the "Checkmates" of VF-211 performs a high speed pass over the ship’s flight deck.
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Arabian Gulf (Mar. 14, 2003) -- Loaded with AIM-54C Phoenix and AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles, an F-14A Tomcat assigned to the Black Knights of VF-154 launches from the flight deck of USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).
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This striking Gunnie Moberg photograph from 1976 shows the recovery of a US Navy F-14A (#159588) from VFA-32 Fighting Swordsmen that had been cold-catted into the North Sea from the deck of the USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) while it was cruising close to Orkney. An AIM-54 Phoenix missile broke free, and there was some concern that the Russians got it, but the missile was later found and recovered.
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An SR-71 and 2 F-14s from VF-84 Jolly Rogers flying in formation over the Indian Ocean during an 11.5-hour Silkworm Mission from Kadena to the Persian Gulf and back, 1990. The wingman took the photo
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An F-14A from VF-84 "Jolly Rogers" flies alongside Boeing 747-269B(M) N707CK during the filming of the 1996 movie 'Executive Decision'
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