EXCLUSIVE: 'We kill bad guys and blow up their stuff' - on board the USS Eisenhower as its Top Guns blast ISIS with bombing missions around the clock
With a salute to the ground crew crouched beneath the wings of his fighter jet, US Navy 'Top Gun' JT Anderson prepares to embark on his latest mission.
The roar from the twin engines of his F/A-18 Super Hornet builds to an ear-shattering blast before he is hurled from the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower.
In less than two seconds, he disappears off the bow of the giant nuclear-powered carrier in a swirl of steam with only the bright orange glow of his engines visible in the darkness.
As the most senior pilot on the carrier, known as the 'Ike', he is on a mission to... read more
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