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A-6E Intruders in Flight

Photo of two A-6 Intruder aircraft in flight.
Caption: A pair of A-6E Intruders of Attack Squadron (VA) 35 pictured in formation. A storied squadron in naval aviation history, the "Black Panthers" employed their A-6 aircraft in executing the first combat aerial mining operation since World War II by dropping mines in two rivers in North Vietnam in February 1967.
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