Image: US Navy 021029-N-1955P-020 Navy aircraft participate in Joint Wings 2002

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Description: Pula, Croatia -- An F-14 “Tomcat” fighter assigned to the “Jolly Rogers” of Fighter Squadron One Zero Three (VF-103) leads a formation comprised of F/A-18 “Hornet” strike fighters from the “Blue Blasters” of VFA-34, the “Sunliners” of VFA-81, and the “Rampagers” of VFA-83. U.S. aircraft belong to Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17), currently embarked on board. Two Croat MiG-21 “Fishbed” fighter-interceptors flank the each side of the formation. U.S. Navy aviation squadrons assigned to Carrier Air Wing Seventeen (CVW-17) have sent a detachment to Croatia in order to participate in Joint Wings 2002. Joint Wings is a multinational exercise between the U.S. and the Croat Air Force designed to practice intelligence gathering. George Washington is homeported in Norfolk, Va., and is nearing the end of a scheduled six month deployment after completing combat missions in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Southern Watch. U.S. Navy photograph by CAPT Dana Potts. (RELEASED)
Title: US Navy 021029-N-1955P-020 Navy aircraft participate in Joint Wings 2002
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