An F-A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the carrier Theodore Roosevelt took a swim in the Philippine Sea.
A top Navy modernization official had to justify the service's decision to kill plans to build 36 new F/A-18 Super Hornets.
Data from the watch shows he died less than an hour before his body was recovered.
The 31-year-old Hornet's sunset flight included three F/A-18F Super Hornets.
Officials said F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler fleets each "stand above" the 80% readiness goal.
A report found that inadequate training also contributed to a deadly refueling mission; four leaders were fired.
The Air Force Thunderbirds, Navy Blue Angels and F-35s will also put on a show along the Hudson River on Aug. 22.
The Super Hornet went down around 10 a.m. Wednesday during a routine training flight.
An F/A-18E Super Hornet has crashed near Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, California, the Navy said Wednesday.
The Blue Angels team has its first F-35B pilot, but he won't be flying the Joint Strike Fighter jet in any upcoming shows....
The AAV, which sank after taking on water while training, had 16 troops aboard in total.
The changes will affect all who are enrolled, including current veterans and caregivers.
The move will mark a substantial increase in the number of fully manned divisions that the Army can deploy.
Discrimination, conscious or not, often starts during maternity leave.
The shooting was an act of self-defense, the soldier's attorney says.