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Ike Conducts Ammunition Onload at Sea

The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducted an ammunition onload with both the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) and the dry cargo ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5), August 12-15.

Ike took on approximately 1,200 tons of munitions and ordnance during the multi-day evolution, using a combination of both connected and vertical lifts.

“This is the critical moment when Ike becomes a warship,” said Chief Aviation Ordnanceman Kendrick Barrow, the Quality …read more

Read more here:: ASD News (Naval)

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