ABOARD USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) AT SEA (Mar. 27, 2003) ñ- An aviation ordnanceman pulls the safety pin from a GBU-12 guided missile while an aircraft is setting up for launch. Americaís oldest active warship, Kitty Hawk with embarked Carrier Air Wing 5 currently operates with coalition forces in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, the multinational coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraqís weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein.
U.S. Navy photo by Photographerís Mate 3rd Class Todd Frantom
USS Kitty HawkCV 63