• Creator
  • Department of Defense. Department of the Navy. Naval Imaging Command. 1988-ca. 1993; Department of Defense. Defense Audiovisual Agency. 6/21/1979-9/30/1985; Department of Defense. American Forces Information Service. Defense Visual Information Center. 1994-
  • Created Date
  • 2002-03-14
  • Description
  • The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Dedicated crewchiefs from the 492nd Fighter Squadron (FS), 48th Fighter Wing (FW), Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, go through final checks prior to launching a F-15E Strike Eagle. Onboard the Eagle are pilot Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) Scott Purdie, USAF, and Air Vice-Marshal Philip Sturley, Assistant CHIEF of the Air STAFF, Ministry of Defense, who is r... more
    The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Dedicated crewchiefs from the 492nd Fighter Squadron (FS), 48th Fighter Wing (FW), Royal Air Force Lakenheath, United Kingdom, go through final checks prior to launching a F-15E Strike Eagle. Onboard the Eagle are pilot Lieutenant Colonel (LCOL) Scott Purdie, USAF, and Air Vice-Marshal Philip Sturley, Assistant CHIEF of the Air STAFF, Ministry of Defense, who is receiving an orientation ride. Air Vice-Marshal Sturley was invited up from London by Major General (MGEN) Kenneth Hess, USAF, Commander, 3rd Air Force, to visit RAF Mildenhall and to receive an orientation flight in the F-15E Strike Eagle. The Eagle is equipped with an AIM-120A Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) (right), Low-Altitude Navigation and Targeting InfraRed for Night (LANTIRN) system (center), and an SUU-20 Practice Bomb Adapter (centerline). Base: RAF Lakenheath State: East Anglia Country: England / Great Britain (ENG) Scene Major Command Shown: USAFE Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Tony R. Tolley, USAF Release Status: Released to Public. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted