ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to the "Jolly Rogers" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 103, launches from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Anthony Flynn/Released)
French Marine Nationale La Fayette-class frigate FS Guepratte (F 714) conducts a passing exercise with the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the Vigilantes of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151 prepares to launch from the flight deck during routine flight operations.
A rotary wing unmanned air vehicle (UAV) from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific, successfully communicates with a Canadian unmanned undersea vehicle on the surface then relaying status and detection information to shore, during the first-ever Unmanned Warrior (UW), a research and training exercise designed to test and demonstrate the latest in autonomous naval technologies while simultaneously strengthening international interoperability.
Sailors spell out Hajimemashite, nice to meet you, on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) as the ship arrives at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka. Ronald Reagan and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.