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An E-2C Hawkeye and a C-2A Greyhound make a fly-by over the USS Constellation (CV 64) during practice for Constellation's upcoming Tiger Cruise

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An E-2C Hawkeye and a C-2A Greyhound make a fly-by over the USS Constellation (CV 64) during practice for Constellation's upcoming Tiger Cruise

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At sea aboard USS Constellation An E-2C Hawkeye and a C-2A Greyhound make a fly-by over the USS Constellation (CV 64) during practice for Constellation's upcoming Tiger Cruise. The Constellation Carrier Strike Group is returning home from deployment in which it supported Operations Southern Watch, Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain. File# 030520-N-0295M-005

Aircraft carriers are warships that act as airbases for carrier-based aircraft. In the United States Navy, these consist of ships commissioned with hull classification symbols CV (aircraft carrier), CVA (attack aircraft carrier), CVB (large aircraft carrier), CVL (light aircraft carrier), CVN (aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion) and CVAN (attack aircraft carrier (nuclear propulsion). The first aircraft carrier commissioned into the United States Navy was USS Langley (CV-1) on 20 March 1922.

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2000 - 2020
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