Night flight during developmental testing of the new Low-FOD drogue at Naval Air Station Patuxent River. The new drogue will improve readiness, availability and significantly reduce the fleet burden of spending high-maintenance man-hours required to repair legacy drogues. – Naval Air Systems Command

U.S. Navy F/A-18E Salty Dog 100 of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three (VX-23) conduct night-time ARS ADV (Aerial Refueling Store Air Defense Variant) Low FOD Drogue Evaluation over the Chesapeake Bay on 14 Jan. 2016. VX-23 is part of Naval Test
U.S. Navy F/A-18E Salty Dog 100 of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Three (VX-23) conduct night-time ARS ADV (Aerial Refueling Store Air Defense Variant) Low FOD Drogue Evaluation over the Chesapeake Bay on 14 Jan. 2016.

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