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Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2 “Bounty Hunters”


Maintain and deploy the F/A-18 to win in combat.

About Us

Strike Fighter Squadron  (VFA) 2, also known as the "Bounty Hunters," is a United States Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet squadron based at Naval Air Station Lemoore, California. Their tail code is NE and their callsign is "Bullet." The Bullets are attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, a composite unit made up of a wide array of aircraft performing a variety of combat and support missions that deploy aboard the USS Carl Vinson CVN 70).

The F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft we fly is the world's most advanced strike fighter. Designed to operate from a carrier, the Super Hornet is fully capable in both air-to-air and air-to-ground missions. 

The Super Hornet is the second major model upgrade since the inception of the F/A-18 aircraft program highly capable across the full mission spectrum: air superiority, fighter escort, reconnaissance, aerial refueling, close air support, air defense suppression and day/night precision strike.

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