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110504-N-DR144-735 ARABIAN SEA (May 4, 2011) An F/A-18C Hornet launches from the waist catapults on the flight deck oof 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)