C-2A Operating With USS Abraham Lincoln


ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 9, 2019) C-2A Greyhound aircraft from the “Rawhides” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 40 conduct their first flight operations from aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) in sixth fleet.

Abraham Lincoln is underway as part of the Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) deployment in support of maritime security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th fleet areas of operation.

With Abraham Lincoln as the flagship, deployed strike group assets include staffs, ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group 12 (CSG 12), Destroyer Squadron 2 (DESRON 2), USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Carrier Air Wing 7 (CVW 7); as well as Alvaro de Bazan-class Frigate ESPS Mendez Nunez (F 104).

(U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman/Released)