uss nimitz (cvn 68)

PROWLER INBOUND

An EA-6B Prowler assigned to the Gray Wolves of Electronic Attack Squadron 142 (VAQ-142) prepares to land on the fl ight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). 

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr/US Navy

An E/A-6B Prowler from Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 142 pours smoke from its exhaust as it prepares to launch from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) as an F/A-18C Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 146 prepares to be next for launch.

Naval Aircrew (Helicopter) 3rd Class Alfredo Robles assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) readies a MK-58 smoke marker in an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter during a mine pounce training operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Devin Wray/Released)