Italian, French, and American Carriers Set Sail

Earlier this month, the Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), the Italian carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550), and the French flagship, Charles de Gaulle operated together in the Gulf of Oman.

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ULF OF OMAN (Jan. 2, 2014) The guided-missile destroyer USS Bulkeley (DDG 84), top, is underway alongside the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle (R 91). Bulkeley, part of the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is conducting operations with ships assigned to French Task Force 473 to enhance levels of cooperation and interoperability, enhance mutual maritime capabilities and promote long-term regional stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by French Chief Petty Officer Francois Marcel/Released)

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GULF OF OMAN (Jan. 3, 2014) The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) sail alongside the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550) and the French aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, flagship for Task Force 473. Harry S. Truman, flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is conducting operations with Task Force 473 to enhance levels of cooperation and interoperability, enhance mutual maritime capabilities and promote long-term regional stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor M. DiMartino/Released)

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GULF OF OMAN (Jan. 3, 2014) The French navy aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, flagship for Task Force 473, is underway with the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and the Italian navy aircraft carrier ITS Cavour (CVH 550). Harry S. Truman, flagship for the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, is conducting operations with Task Force 473 to enhance levels of cooperation and interoperability, enhance mutual maritime capabilities and promote long-term regional stability in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Taylor M. DiMartino/Released)

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