Breaking The Sound Barrier

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 28, 2010) An F/A-18 Super Hornet breaks the sound barrier during a flight demonstration for Peruvian visitors aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson is supporting Southern Seas 2010, a U.S. Southern Command-directed operation that provides U.S. and international forces the opportunity to operate in a multi-national environment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adrian White/Released)

Carrier Landing Demonstration

PACIFIC OCEAN (March 23, 2010) An FA/18E Super Hornet assigned to the Sunliners of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81 lands aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) during a flight demonstration. Carl Vinson is supporting Southern Seas 2010, a U.S. Southern Command-directed operation that provides U.S. and international forces the opportunity to operate in a multi-national environment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker (Released)