After bombarding and destroying all of Gaddafi’s anti-aircraft missile batteries, the Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is now controlling the Libyan air space. These are the weapons that have been deployed in the area.
This is an F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft belonging to the 480th Fighter Squadron – taking off from Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany on March 19, 2011.
A beautiful shot of a crew chief from the 52nd Aircraft Maintenance Squadron directing an F-16 out of a hangar in Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, March 20, 2011.
F-16 preparing to take off.
U.S. Marine AV-8B Harrier, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit landing on USS Kearsarge, March 19, 2011.
A Rafale fighter from the French Air Force. They have deployed eight of these advanced fighters as well as four Mirage 2000.
This is the French aircraft carrier Charles De Gaulle after leaving its Toulon’s naval base en route to Libya, March 20, 2011.
This is a Eurofighter EF-2000 Typhoon from the Italian air force, landing at the Birgi NATO Airbase in Trapani, south of Sicily on March 20, 2011.
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry launches Tomahawk missile directed at Libyan aircraft defence positions.
USAF’s F-15e Strike Eagle fighter getting ready to taxi at the Lakenheath Royal Air Force base, in England, on March 19.
The B-2 Spirit of Pennsylvania just after landing at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo. returning from a bomb raid over Libya’s air defence positions.
2nd class aviation electrician mate Joseph Fremen calibrates the infrared sensor of an MH-60 Sea Hawk taking part in operation.