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U.S. Navy Carriers Keep Freedom Safe

Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) have been conducting operations around the globe, demonstrating the inherent capacity of the aircraft carrier and embarked Carrier Air Wing.

U.S. Navy aircraft carriers maintain unmatched responsiveness, flexibility, and mobility as well as the unique ability to operate forward, far away from American shores, unconstrained by the need to refuel. The nuclear-powered ship provides extra capacity for aircraft fuel, armament, and additional warfighting capability — a growth margin for future technology in shipboard warfighting systems and advanced aircraft. This asymmetric advantage grants us access to maritime domains that no other country can influence across the full range of military options. Check more details below:

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Article: Abraham Lincoln Participates in Joint Exercise with U.S. Air Force (3 June 2019)

Video: USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge Joint Operations In 5th Fleet (29 May  2019)

 

Article: Carrier Strike Group Nine Completes Exercise Northern Edge 2019 (28 May 2019)

GULF OF ALASKA (May 17, 2019) An MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to the “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 hovers while an E-2C Hawkeye assigned to the “Liberty Bells” of Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 115 makes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) while participating in Exercise Northern Edge 2019.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Wheeler/Released)

 

Video: USS Theodore Roosevelt Participates in Exercise Northern Edge 2019 (24 May 2019)

 

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GULF OF ALASKA (May 16, 2019) Sailors stand by an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Blue Diamonds” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 before starting flight operations on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) while participating in Exercise Northern Edge 2019. Northern Edge is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crisis in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Langholf/Released)

 

Article: USS Ronald Reagan Begins Underway Operations in Indo-Pacific (May 22, 2019)

YOKOSUKA, Japan (May 22, 2019) Sailors man the rails on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) departs Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka for a scheduled patrol. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nick Tarleton/Released)

 

Article: Abraham Lincoln CSG and Kearsarge ARG Conduct Joint Operations in U.S. 5th Fleet (May 19, 2019)

Video: USS Abraham Lincoln and USS Kearsarge Joint Operations in the Arabian Sea (May 17, 2019)

 

ARABIAN SEA (May 17, 2019) Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) and Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) conduct joint operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. The ABECSG and KSGARG, with the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, are prepared to respond to contingencies and to defend U.S. forces and interests in the region. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Catie Coyle/Released)

 

Article: USS John C. Stennis Arrives in Norfolk (May 16, 2019)

Blog: John C. Stennis Joins the Norfolk CVN Family (May 15, 2019)

In the fall of 2018, quietly and with a purpose, USS John C. Stennis departed Bremerton, Washington, with little notice and less fanfare… Not an easy task for 100,000 tons of steel. —  Rear Adm. Roy Kelley

NORFOLK (May 16, 2019) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk, May 16, 2019. John C. Stennis arrived in its new homeport at Naval Station Norfolk, following a deployment to the U.S. 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility and having conducted a homeport shift from Bremerton, Washington. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Kody A. Phillips/Released)

 

Article: USS Theodore Roosevelt Participates in Exercise Northern Edge 2019 (May 14, 2019)

Article: Exercise Northern Edge 2019 kicks off in Alaska (May 13, 2019)

GULF OF ALASKA (May 14, 2019) An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Blue Diamonds” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) while participating in Exercise Northern Edge 2019. Northern Edge is one in a series of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command exercises in 2019 that prepares joint forces to respond to crisis in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Olympia O. McCoy/Released)

 

Article: Abraham Lincoln Transits Suez Canal (May 9, 2019)

Video: USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Completes Southbound Suez Transit (May 9, 2019)

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) and carrier strike group completes a southbound Suez Canal transit.

Video: Flight Operations Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln in the Mediterranean Sea (April 25, 2019)

U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets launch and recover aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is currently deployed in defense of American forces and interests in the 5th and 6th fleet areas of operation.

 

 

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