220927-N-YD731-1457.JPG Photo By: Petty Officer 2nd Class Novalee

Sep 29, 2022
IONIAN SEA - 220927-N-YD731-1457 IONIAN SEA (Sept. 27, 2022) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) sail in formation alongside the Spanish Navy ships ESPS Juan Carlos I (LHD 61), ESPS Navarra (F 85), and ESP Castilla (L 52) as Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 and Spanish harriers perform a flyover during combined operations in the Ionian Sea, Sept. 27, 2022. Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7 is the offensive air and strike component of CSG-10 and the GHWBCSG. The squadrons of CVW-7 are Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 143, VFA-103, VFO-86, VFA-136, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, VAW-121, HSC- 5, and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. Naval Forces Europe area of operations, employed by U.S. Sixth Fleet to defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Novalee Manzella)


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