US Aircraft Carrier In Action Operating In The South China Sea

Aircraft Carrier In Action Operating In The South China Sea.

Nuclear-powered Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis in action while operating in the South China Sea.

Part of the operation are regular patrols and Maritime Counter SOF (MCSOF) exercises.

This military video shows scenes from the American aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) and its flight deck from were various planes including F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets taking off and landing while on a regularly scheduled 7th Fleet deployment.

The USS John C. Stennis is currently number seven of ten nuclear powered Nimitz-Class supercarriers operated by the United States Navy.

The mission of John C. Stennis and her air wing (CVW-9) is to conduct sustained air operations while forward-deployed.

The embarked air wing consists of eight to nine navy and marine aviation squadrons.

The attached aircraft to the aircraft carrier are the navy and marine F/A-18 Hornet, EA-6B Prowler, MH-60R, MH-60S, and E-2C Hawkeye.

Timeline of Action:

00:00-00:05 : Aerial footage of the USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the South Chinese Sea.

00:06-00:44 : McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 POV cockpit footage of the aircraft cycling around and above the aircraft carrier.

00:44 - 00.59 : Cockpit POV footage of F/A-18 Hornet approaching and landing on the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis aircraft carrier.

00:59 -1:23 : Timelapse of F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets take offs from the flight deck of the USS John C. Stennis to patrol in the airspace of the South Chinese sea.

1:23 - 1:33 : Northrop Grumman E-2 Hawkeye launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier.

1:33 - 6:50 : Different scenes of US Navy and Marine aircraft mostly F/A-18 launching and landing on the aircraft carrier deck and Navy personell during their usuall coordination, maintance and arming work.

6:51 - 7:47 : Close up footage of US navy ship USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) refuling at sea.

7:47 - 8:00 : Last impression from the deck of the mighty powerful United States Navy USS John C. Stennis Nimitz-class aircraft carrier nuclear-powered supercarrier and its attached F/A-18 aircrafts.

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Credits: Credits: MC3 Kenneth Rodriguez Santiago, Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Melone, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Luke Moyer, Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Zachary C. Wolfe - U.S. Navy Video/Released


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