Aviation Boatswain’s Mates (Equipment) operate arresting gear used to recover aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71).

Theodore Roosevelt and its carrier strike group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region.

U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Michael A. Colemanberry

Featured image of two flight deck personnel aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) stretching an arresting gear cable connected to a barricade net during a flight deck drill By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrey W. Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Two flight deck personnel aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) stretch an arresting gear cable connected to a barricade net during a flight deck drill

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