Aircraft Carrier USS Carl Vinson CVN-70 "the Gold Eagle". Carl Vinson, part of the Pacific Fleet, has a trained and dedicated team of over 5,500 men and women.
An F-18A Hornet receiving repairs in the hanger below the flight deck.
An EA-6B opens for mechanics and technicians.
The Fuel Ship carries the monthly supplies and Jet Fuel (JP#5) for the Carl Vinson. Transferring the goods and fuel is a major operation. Both ships set a course and parallel each other as goods and hoses are pulleyed across.