USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Conducts Flight Operations in South China Sea

220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1085 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4, flies alongside near Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1085 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4, flies alongside near Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1058 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1058 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1301 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4, takes off from the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1301 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4, takes off from the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1408 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Stingers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, launches off of the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1408 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Stingers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, launches off of the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1472 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1472 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1429 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1565 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, assigned to the “Black Eagles” Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1565 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, assigned to the “Black Eagles” Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1595 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Stingers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1595 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Stingers” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 113, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1478 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1478 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1517 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, flies alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1517 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, flies alongside Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1166 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4,  takes off of the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1166 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4, takes off of the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1485 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1485 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1265 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) Sailors load ordnance on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1265 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) Sailors load ordnance on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1565 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, assigned to the “Black Eagles” Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1565 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, assigned to the “Black Eagles” Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 113, prepares to recover on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

220124-N-EE352-1667 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)
220124-N-EE352-1667 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Jan. 24, 2022) An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Bounty Hunters” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 2, prepares to launch off the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Jan. 24, 2022. Dual Carrier Operations with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group and Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s capability to rapidly aggregate to deliver overwhelming maritime force and increase collective war-fighting readiness in support of a free, open and inclusive Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Leon Vonguyen)

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