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USS Harry S. Truman
USS Harry S. Truman is the ninth nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth in the Nimitz class. The ship was launched September 13, 1996, and delivered to the United States Navy June 30, 1998. USS Harry S. Truman was commissioned July 25, 1998. USS Harry S. Truman provides a wide range of flexible mission capabilities, to include maritime security operations, expeditionary power projection, forward naval presence, crisis response, sea control, deterrence, counter-terrorism, information operations, security cooperation and counter-proliferation.

ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 8, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) performs a full power run and rudder swing checks during sea trials. Truman is conducting sea trials in collaboration with Norfolk Naval Shipyard to train Sailors and ensure operability of equipment and systems while at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristina Young/Released)

USS Harry S. Truman USS Harry S. Truman is the ninth nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth in the Nimitz class. The ship was launched September 13, 1996, and delivered to the United States Navy June 30, 1998. USS Harry S. Truman was commissioned July 25, 1998. USS Harry S. Truman provides a wide range of flexible mission capabilities, to include maritime security operations, expeditionary power projection, forward naval presence, crisis response, sea control, deterrence, counter-terrorism, information operations, security cooperation and counter-proliferation. ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 8, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) performs a full power run and rudder swing checks during sea trials. Truman is conducting sea trials in collaboration with Norfolk Naval Shipyard to train Sailors and ensure operability of equipment and systems while at sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristina Young/Released)

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