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Rare View Of The USS Harry S. Truman Performing An Ordnance Transfer With The USS George H.W. Bush

July 29, 2016

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. The USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman. The ship’s call-sign is Lone Warrior, and she is currently home-ported at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.

The USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) is the tenth and final Nimitz-class super-carrier of the United States Navy. She is named for the 41st President of the United States and former Director of Central Intelligence George H. W. Bush, who was a naval aviator during World War II. Bush’s call-sign is Avenger, after the TBM Avenger aircraft flown by then-Lieutenant George Bush in World War II.


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