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Pacific Ocean (Jan. 21, 2007) -- Flight deck personnel from air department prepare to guide an arresting gear cable back to its housing after an F/A-18C Hornet attached to the Argonauts of Fighter Squadron One Four Seven (VFA-147) successfully lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). Stennis is conducting carrier qualifications with embarked Carrier Air Wing Nine (CVW-9) off the coast of Southern California prior to heading to the U.S. Central Command area of operations in support of the global war on terror. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ron Reeves (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
January 21, 2007
Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ron Reeves
Caption Writer
NVNS staff
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
CVN 74
Other Visible Equipment
F/A-18C Hornet
Plane Number
Not available
Not available
Tail Code
Not available
Argonauts (VFA-147)
F/A-18C Hornet landing on flightdeck, F/A-18C Hornet trap, catching a wire