An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Attack Squadron (VFA) 22 takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region.” – US Navy

The activity on the deck of a US Navy aircraft carrier is always fascinating

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Spencer Roberts

This article is courtesy of Fighter Sweep