200918-N-IE405-1060 STRAIT OF HORMUZ (Sep. 18, 2020) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68), guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) and guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) steam in formation during a Strait of Hormuz transit, Sept. 18. The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group 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 the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic chokepoints. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Indra Beaufort)

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