This dramatic shot is enough to prove that the F/A-18 Hornet fighter/attack jet, which entered operational service more than 30 years ago, is still one of the most badass fighters ever built. Here, an F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft attached to the Strike Fighter Squadron of (VFA) 102 sits on the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in the Pacific Ocean on June 2nd 2014. [DoD photo: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Benjamin K. Kittleson/U.S. Navy.]