The supercarrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68), now America’s oldest operational aircraft carrier, just got an upgrade before she left port in Washington State to head to the waters off the Southern California coast to participate alongside her strike group in the most complex training her crew will take part in before deploying to the increasingly-turbulent Pacific. The enhancement in question is a very high-power, stand-alone, electrooptical, and infrared imaging system that has been mounted on the forward part of her island superstructure. The modification appears to be totally unique to the Nimitz at this time.
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