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Flight Deck Crew clean catapult
Aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, WA (Mar. 18, 2002) -- Sailors from the Air Department prepare to hoist one of four steam catapults from the flight deck. The catapults are undergoing routine maintenance during Vinsons maintenance availability period. Carl Vinson and her crew are currently conducting a Planned Incremental Availability (PIA) designed to install new technology and extend the operational capability of the ship. U.S. Navy photo by Photographers Mate 3rd Class Kerryl Cacho. (RELEASED)

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