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Features the Publication

50th Anniversary of TOP GUN

A Commemorative Publication from Defense Special Projects

A Division of Choctaw Press

A Service Disabled Veteran  Owned Business

Contributors

Letters & Interviews

President George Bush Sr.

Former Naval Aviator

Gov. Brian Sandoval

Nevada

Vice Admiral Dwolfe Miller III

The "Air Boss". Commander Naval Air Forces

Maj Gen (Ret.) Charles Bolden

NASA Administrator

CAPT Kevin "Proton" Mclaughlin

The Incoming Commodore of Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic.  He's also the former CO of Top Gun.

Just to name a few.

More to Come.

The stories and features that will be showcased in this commemorative publication we are sure you will enjoy.

History

Covered is the history from 1969 when it was established to present day.
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Aircraft

We examine the various aircraft flown by Naval Aviators from it's start to the advanced aircraft used today.

Naval Aircraft Weapons Systems

A look of the various weapons systems used by Naval Aviators that enable them to fight & win.
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Famous / Notable Aviators

A list of famous & notable Naval Aviators who have worn the uniform.

Command & Control

A look at the Command & Control of Naval Aviation.
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Pacific Ocean (June 28, 2004) – Sailors assigned to the guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) coordinate tactical information in the ships command and control center. Cowpens is forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, as part of the USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Carrier Strike Group (CSG). The Kitty Hawk CSG is one of seven participating in Summer Pulse 2004. Summer Pulse 2004 is the simultaneous deployment of seven aircraft strike groups (CSGs), demonstrating the ability of the Navy to provide credible combat across the globe, in five theaters with other U.S., allied, and coalition military forces. Summer Pulse is the Navy’s first deployment under its new Fleet Response Plan (FRP). U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Lowell Whitman (RELEASED)
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Training

From the prerequisites, flight screening & training, advanced flight training, SERE training, E-2/C-2 Pipeline, Insignia & Winging, Community Selection, Fleet Assignments, Shore Rotation, Naval Astronauts, Etc.