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An F/A-18C
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At sea aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Sep. 21, 2002 -- An F/A-18C "Hornet" assigned to the Fist of the Fleet of Strike Fighter Squadron Two Five (VFA-25), makes an arrested landing aboard the aircraft carrier. Approaching at around 135 knots, the pilot is aiming for the number #3 wire of four in an 80-foot patch of flight deck. Lincoln and its embarked Carrier Air Wing One Four (CVW-14) are conducting combat missions in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and Southern Watch. U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate Airman Philip A. McDaniel.

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