Underway in Formation.

U.S. FIFTH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Sept. 27, 2012) The Aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65), center right, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruisers USS Vicksburg (CG 69), far right, and USS Hue City (CG 66) are underway in formation during a passing exercise. Enterprise, Eisenhower, Vicksburg and Hue City are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions as part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman/Released)Creative Commons License