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    George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Transits the Strait of Gibraltar [Image 8 of 12]

    George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group Transits the Strait of Gibraltar

    220825-N-EL850-1685 STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR (Aug. 25, 2022) An MH-60S Nighthawk helicopter, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 5, lands on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) as the ship transits the Strait of Gibraltar into the Mediterranean Sea, Aug. 25, 2022. The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) is comprised of George H.W. Bush, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26, the Information Warfare Commander, and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55). 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, VFA-86, VFA-136, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 140, Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 121, HSC-5, and Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 46. The GHWBCSG 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 Seaman Nicholas Avis)



    Date Taken: 08.25.2022
    Date Posted: 08.26.2022 02:53
    Photo ID: 7389065
    VIRIN: 220825-N-EL850-1685
    Resolution: 6272x4480
    Size: 2.55 MB
    Location: AT SEA

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