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As the type commander for naval aviation, Commander, Naval Air Forces (COMNAVAIRFOR)’s mission is to “Man, Train and Equip deployable, combat-ready Naval Aviation forces that win in combat.”

COMNAVAIRFOR is also dual-hatted as Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet.


 
240322-N-MW930-1039 RED SEA (March 22, 2024) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducts flight operations in the Red Sea, March 22. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to support maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (Official U.S. Navy photo)
NAVAL AIR STATION NORTH ISLAND, Calif. (March 19, 2024) – A CMV-22B Osprey assigned to Fleet Logistics Multi-Mission Squadron (VRM) 30 takes flight during a functional check flight on Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., March 19, 2024. Functional check flights are part of the Navy’s deliberate, multi-phased, conditions-based approach for return to safe flight operations. VRM-30 is the U. S. Navy’s first CMV-22B Osprey squadron, established to begin the Navy’s transition from the C-2A Greyhound as the aircraft for providing logistics support to aircraft carriers.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Samantha P. Montenegro)
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) sails in the Gulf of Aden, Dec.18, 2023. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to support maritime security and stability in the Middle East region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Rodriguez)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 30, 2024) An F/A-18F Super Hornet, attached to the “Black Knights” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 154, launches off the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), March 30, 2024. Theodore Roosevelt, flagship of Carrier Strike Group Nine, is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adina Phebus)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 18, 2024) – Sonar Technician 1st Class Cody Ellefson, from Manson, Iowa, directs an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter on the flight deck of Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Mobile (LCS 26) during touch-and-go drills while underway in the South China Sea, March 18. Mobile, part of Destroyer Squadron 7, is on a rotational deployment operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with Allies and partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jen S. Martinez)
240314-N-TY639-1118 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Mar. 14, 2024) An E-2D Hawkeye, attached to the "Greyhawks" of Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 120, launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Mar. 14, 2024. Truman is the flagship of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group and is currently underway as part of the basic phase. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Matthew Nass)
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Launch/Recovery (Equipment) 1st Class Jared Midgett (AW), from Killeen, Texas, assigned to V-2 division in air department launches an F-35C Lightning II, from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) Dec. 5, 2023. George Washington is underway in support of carrier qualifications. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class August Clawson)
SOUTH CHINA SEA (March 27, 2024) A pair of EA-18G Growlers, assigned to the “Rooks” of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 137, fly above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), March 27, 2024. Theodore Roosevelt, flagship of Carrier Strike Group Nine, is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy’s largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Aaron Haro Gonzalez)
ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 27, 2024) An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the “Dragon Whales” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28, lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) during flight operations. Wasp is underway conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sydney Milligan)

Naval Aviation Enterprise

The Naval Aviation Enterprise benefits national security by improving the operational readiness of naval aviation.

It provides a collaborative forum for leaders to deliberate and resolve interdependent issues affecting multiple stakeholders across the whole of naval aviation.

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