An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 is positioned on catapult No. 4 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft

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ARABIAN SEA (April 30, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 is positioned on catapult No. 4 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are conducting maritime security operations and close-air support missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)

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 ARABIAN SEA (April 30, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 25 is positioned on catapult No. 4 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are conducting maritime security operations and close-air support missions in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)