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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
1969-1991
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VF-84_(1955-95)
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Created on 2017-01-08 at 10:02 and last updated on 2017-12-24 at 07:44.