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Back to photoset 8! Night launch!
The Adriatic Sea, Apr. 12, 1999. In the red glow of the flight deck lighting, an F-14 Tomcat engages its afterburners upon being catapulted from USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) to participate in NATO-led airstrikes over Kosovo in the early morning hours of April 12, 1999. Theodore Roosevelt is currently deployed in support the NATO-led Operation Allied Force. You can click on the picture above to see a larger format or you can DOWNLOAD HERE a really big format picture (574kB).

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