NAVAIR

Recovery Systems

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PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 3, 2012) Aviation boatswain's mates raise the emergency barricade during a post recovery check aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is currently underway participating in the ship's composite training unit exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan J. Mayes/Released)
PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 3, 2012) Aviation boatswain's mates raise the emergency barricade during a post recovery check aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is currently underway participating in the ship's composite training unit exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ryan J. Mayes/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 9, 2012) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) set up an aircraft barricade during a crash and salvage drill. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 9, 2012) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) set up an aircraft barricade during a crash and salvage drill. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)

ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 15, 2012) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) attach the number two wire to the cross-deck pendant on the flight deck. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)
ARABIAN SEA (Nov. 15, 2012) Sailors aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) attach the number two wire to the cross-deck pendant on the flight deck. John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Charlotte C. Oliver/Released)

An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to the
An EA-6B Prowler, assigned to the "Rooks" of Electronic Warfare Squadron One Three Seven (VAQ-137), catches one of four arresting wires on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). (U.S. Navy photo)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Keith Hall, from Gloster, Miss., feeds a catapult cable into an arresting engine during a preventative maintenance operation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). (U.S. Navy photo)
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) Airman Keith Hall, from Gloster, Miss., feeds a catapult cable into an arresting engine during a preventative maintenance operation aboard the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65). (U.S. Navy photo)

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Megan E. Walker monitors the status of an arresting gear engine using the Advanced Recovery System (ARC) aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo)
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Airman Megan E. Walker monitors the status of an arresting gear engine using the Advanced Recovery System (ARC) aboard aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). (U.S. Navy photo)

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Morris Thomas gives the hand signal to raise the barricade stanchions during flight deck drills aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo)
Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Equipment) 3rd Class Morris Thomas gives the hand signal to raise the barricade stanchions during flight deck drills aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). (U.S. Navy photo)

An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, is hauled down to the elevated fixed platform using the Recover Assist, Secure  and Traverse (RAST) system during testing. (U.S. Navy photo)
An SH-60B Seahawk helicopter, assigned to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, is hauled down to the elevated fixed platform using the Recover Assist, Secure and Traverse (RAST) system during testing. (U.S. Navy photo)