Skip to comments.Three US carrier strike groups steam in formation in Pacific Ocean (Awesome photo)
Posted on 06/19/2006 12:49:10 PM PDT by dead
The USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Kitty Hawk and USS Ronald Reagan carrier strike
groups steam in formation during a joint photo exercise (PHOTOEX) in preparation
for Valiant Shield 2006 on Sunday, June 18, 2006, in the Pacific Ocean. The
PHOTOEX featured 14 ships as well as 17 aircraft from Air Force, Navy, and
Marine Corp including a B2 bomber. The Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group is
currently participating in Valiant Shield 2006, the largest joint exercise in recent
history. Held in the Guam operating area beginning June 19-23, the exercise
involves 28 Naval vessels including three carrier strike groups, more than 300
aircraft and more than 20,000 service members from the Navy, Air Force, Marine
Corps, and Coast Guard. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy, Jarod Hodge) Email Photo Print Photo
Pinging self for later.
Anyone know if I can get a bigger copy? This would make an awesome desktop.
The carriers are leading so they can protect the smaller craft from torpedos.
Your tax dollars at work.
Idiots! Who's commanding these carrier groups?! I thought these carrier groups traveled with subs? Where are the subs?
They are on minesweeper patrol lol
Peace through Superior Firepower!
The naval version of the B-52 picture that has been posted many times -- "The terrorists have won the toss and have elected to receive."
If you right click on the photo above and select 'set as background', it should appear as your desktop background. Did for me.
....... if they Navy shot down that missile........
Wouldn't it be a shame if a missle took down their missle: And an errant missle just happened to land on top of their launch facilities!
"Oops! Sorry about that!"
Hopefully they are headed for North Korea.
Awesome pic, but maybe it isn't the safest thing for the Navy to have this many assets so close together?
When will they arrive off the coast of Iran?
Would you prefer they be better spent on social liberal programs?
The military's budget should be $500 billion, IMO.
That's exactly what I was thinking. NK is supposed to test fire a missile...what if they armed it and launched it at the battle group? Not much of a chance they'd do that, but...why give them such a fat, juicy target?
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