US-French Airwings at Work

05/18/2018
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Chief of the French navy Adm. Christophe Prazuck use the ship’s loudspeaker system (1MC) to address U.S. and French sailors embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77).  The ship is seen in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier…

The Air Wing at Sea Aboard the USS George Washington

01/25/2015
01/25/2015: Sailors give the signal to raise the integrated catapult control system on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests…

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). [slidepress gallery='nimitz-flight-deck-action'] Credit:Defense Imagery Management Operations Center:6/4/13  The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of…