U.S. Navy and Peruvian Air Force Jets Flight over USS George Washington (CVN 73)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Oct. 1, 2015) Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing 2 fly alongside a Peruvian air force MIG-29 and Mirage 2000 during a photo exercise above aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). Washington is currently deployed as a part of Southern Seas 2015.
The eighth deployment of its kind, Southern Seas 2015 seeks to enhance interoperability, increase regional stability, and build and maintain regional relationships with countries throughout the region through joint multinational and interagency exchanges and cooperation.
On photos we can see next jets:
Boeing F/A-18E Super Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 137 (VFA-137) ” Kestrels “, also Commander CVW-2;
McDonnell Douglas F/A-18C(N) Hornet from VFA-34 ” Blue Blasters “;
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-29S from Escuadrón Aéreo 612, Air Force of Peru;
F/A-18E from VFA-192 ” Golden Dragons “;
Dassault Mirage 2000 DP from Escuadrón Aéreo 412, Air Force of Peru;
EA-18G Growler from Electronic Attack Squadron 136 (VAQ-136) ” Gauntlets “.
(U.S. Navy photos by Lt. j.g. David Babka/Released)
(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Bryan Mai/Released)