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101204-N-7981E-376 PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 4, 2010)- An aircraft director waits for the next launch on the bow catapults as an F/A-18C Hornet launches from one of the waist catapults on the flight deck of USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing 17 are currently on a three-week composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) followed by a western Pacific deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans / RELEASED)