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USS Stennis November Flight Ops in Atlantic

An F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106, launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 5, 2019. The John C. Stennis is underway conducting routine operations in support of Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Grant G. Grady)

The USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) conducting flight operations in the Atlantic. The Stennis, when fully crewed, has a capacity of more than 6,000 officers and crew.

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F-35 & F-18 Formation Over Arabian Sea

Two F-35B Lightning II, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, left, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, and an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to VFA 41, fly in formation over the Arabian Sea, Dec. 14, 2018. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin)
Two F-35B Lightning II, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, left, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, and an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to VFA 41, fly in formation over the Arabian Sea, Dec. 14, 2018. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin)

Two F-35B Lightning II, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 211, left, an F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 151, and an F/A-18F Super Hornet, assigned to VFA 41, fly in formation over the Arabian Sea, Dec. 14, 2018. The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, Essex Amphibious Ready Group, and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit are conducting integrated operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Connor D. Loessin)

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Super Hornet Catapult Launch

PACIFIC OCEAN, (April 16, 2018) An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Aces launches during night flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is underway with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 conducting routine training as well as tailored ships training availability and final evaluation problem. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph L. Miller / Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN,  (April 16, 2018) An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Aces launches during night flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is underway with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 conducting routine training as well as tailored ships training availability and final evaluation problem. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph L. Miller / Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN, (April 16, 2018) An F/A-18F Super Hornet assigned to the Black Aces launches during night flight operations aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is underway with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 conducting routine training as well as tailored ships training availability and final evaluation problem. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joseph L. Miller / Released)