An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

PHILIPPINE SEA (Jan. 2, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, recovers on the flight deck of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), during a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. CVN 70 is one of five ships the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) team supported JPALS installation on last year, overcoming COVID-19 restriction obstacles.

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Micheal Mensah

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