Grumman F-14 Tomcat with Jolly Rogers colors and tail markings
Military aviation
An F-14A Tomcat of VF-84, in Jolly Rogers color scheme from the 1970s and early 1980s.

The Grumman F-14 Tomcat is an American supersonic, twin-engine, two-seat, variable-sweep wing fighter aircraft.

The F-14 first flew in December 1970 and made its first deployment in 1974 with the U.S. Navy aboard USS Enterprise (CVN-65), replacing the McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II.

The F-14 served as the U.S. Navy's primary maritime air superiority fighter, fleet defense interceptor, and tactical aerial reconnaissance platform into the early 1990s.
Armed Forces of the United States of America
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