Friday, May 09, 2008

Eye on the Fleet - USS Farragut

The guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) approaches along side the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) in preparation for a refueling at sea. GW is undergoing carrier qualifications and flight deck certification in preparation for its homeport change to Yokosuka, Japan. GW will relieve USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the Navy's only forward deployed aircraft carrier. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Luis Ramirez