Thursday, June 23, 2011

SH-2G Sea Sprite

The Royal New Zealand Navy SH-2G Sea Sprite prepares to land aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) during a Sailor exchange between the Lincoln and the Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana (F111). Lincoln is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations supporting Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom as well as maritime security operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin R. Blake/Released)