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US Navy grounds all F/A-18 Super Hornets, EA-18 Growlers

Jet damaged, ground crew injured after "on-deck emergency" at WA base.

The Navy evacuated the injured ground crew to a Seattle hospital via search-and-rescue helicopter.

US Navy Blue Angels to resume flight demonstrations

The team will appear in three more shows before closing out its season.

The Blue Angels will take to the skies this weekend for its first demonstration since a fatal accident took the life of Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss.

American F/A-18s intercept Russian bombers allegedly striking US-backed rebels

The Russian strike aircraft resumed bombing when American jets left the area.

Aerial tensions in the skies over Syria have increased after an encounter between armed US fighters and Russian bombers.

The F-35 Lightning II beats Eurofighter, F/A-18 in Danish tests

The Danes want to replace the F-16, and it's looking increasingly like the F-35 will get the job.

Despite widely publicized problems here in the US, the F-35 Lightning II has gained a number of new fans in the Danish Ministry of Defense.

Two killed after fleeing police, crashing into parked fighter jet

Two people were killed by crashing into an F/A-18 Super Hornet at NAS Lemoore, all while attempting to escape the California Highway Patrol.

F-18 squadron comes up with jaw-dropping footage during US cruise

The US Navy's VFA-154 Black Knights have come up with a gorgeous video on the exploits of its pilots and their F/A-18 Super Hornets during a recent US cruise.

Watch the Blue Angels skim Levi's Stadium from the pilot's seat

From taxi to takeoff to flyover, the entire affair takes just four minutes, but the views from the Navy Hornets give a great view of the big game... briefly.

Navy, Air National Guard fighters gear up for Super Bowl jobs

F-15s And F/A-18s Will Be In The Air During The Big Game

The Navy will provide some entertainment for those in attendance at this Sunday's Super Bowl, but the California Air National Guard will be on guard duty.

Navy F-18 crashes in California, pilot ejects safely

The F/A-18 Super Hornet went down about three miles from Lemoore Naval Air Station. The pilot, who ejected safely, was able to walk to first responders.

US military suffers third aviation-related incident since Monday

It's only Thursday, but the US military has suffered three separate, non-fatal, aviation-related incidents. A total of ten injuries have been reported.

USMC F-35B's combat-ready status waiting on commandant's signature

With the signature of the USMC commandant, the F-35B will become fully operational, and the Corps will start ramp up training of pilots and maintenance crews.

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The ins and outs of life in the US Navy's Blue Angels

Ever wonder what it's like to be a part of the Blue Angels? This article will at least give you something of an idea about life in the blue-and-yellow uniform.

Blue Angels demonstrate how to do donuts in F/A-18 Hornet

As winter begins to exert its will on the northern half of the United States, drivers should be priming themselves for ice and snow. That means snow tires and, upon the first big snowfall, a trip to the local parking lot to mess around and do donuts practice managing the slick conditions. The US Navy's Blue Angels apparently didn't get the memo on the need for snow tires.

Best military photos of the week: November 14

After a week off, we're back with our roundup of the week's best military photos. It's a smaller gallery this week, with only eight photos, but there are still some exciting shots, starting with the image above.

Best military photos of the week: October 31

Happy Halloween! While we don't have any seasonally spooky shots in this week's crop of military photos, we do have more than a few cool shots. Up top, a member of the US Army's 82nd Airborne has some fun "testing" the new Lightweight Tactical All Terrain Vehicle. And yes, that's the military version of the Polaris MRZR ATV.

Best military photos of the week: October 24

So, you think traffic is bad where you live? This week's lead shot comes from Hohenfels, Germany. The tanks, from the US Army's 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, are taking part in the multi-national Combined Resolve III exercises.

Hornet Ball 2014 video is ten minutes of the Navy's finest fighter jets

It seems like each and every week, we uncover yet another fighter jet video and proclaim it one of the coolest we've ever seen, only to stumble across something even cooler the following week. Well, this time around, we're pretty sure we've found the cream of the crop.

Best military photos of the week: October 17

Aircraft and ships feature heavily in this week's shots, with our interesting lead image coming from aboard the USS Halsey, a US Navy guided-missile destroyer at sea in the Asia-Pacific region. This shot comes from the DDG's flight deck, at the aft of the ship.

Soundtrack-free, in-cockpit F/A-18 video is almost like being there

Aside from cat videos, fighter jet videos are one of the things the Internet has a vast surplus of. And while those vids are often breathtakingly beautiful, watching them means enduring whatever stupid soundtrack that's been overlaid on the action. This video is not like that.

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