USS Carl Vinson, USNS Walter S. Diehl Engage in RAS

US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) engaged in replenishment-at-sea (RAS) on February 18.

While sailing in the Persian Gulf, the vessel met with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193).

Carl Vinson is deployed as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, supporting maritime security operations, strike operations in Iraq and Syria as directed, and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Image: US Navy

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