USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) Transits the Strait of Hormuz
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Nov. 19, 2019) The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), left, the air-defense destroyer HMS Defender (D 36) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transit the Strait of Hormuz with the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55). Leyte Gulf is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Pearson/Released)

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Pearson |  VIRIN: 191119-N-DS741-1049B.JPG