Nimitz Flight Deck Action

08/08/2013

08/08/2013: An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Death Rattlers of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 323 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).

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Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:6/4/13

  •  The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts.
  •  In the second photo, an F/A-18E Super Hornet from the Argonauts of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147 launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).
  •  In the third photo, an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the Wallbangers of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 117 gets ready for take off from the flight deck on the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68).