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USS Harry S. Truman CVN-75 Aircraft Carrier Tour – Split Croatia

December 5th 2015 USS Harry S. Truman arrived off the coast of Split, Croatia, for a four-day visit. USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) is the eighth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier of the United States Navy, named after the 33rd President of the United States, Harry S. Truman.

The ship’s callsign is “Lone Warrior”

This is not the first visit of an US aircraft carrier to Split, but they are rare. The last carrier visit was USS Enterprise in 2006.

CVN-75 aircraft squadrons:
Pukin’ Dogs – VFA-143 – F/A-18E Super Hornets
Jolly Rogers – VFA-103 – F/A-18F Super Hornets
Rampagers – VFA-83 – F/A-18C Hornets
Fist of the Fleet – VFA-25 – F/A-18E Super Hornets
Nightdippers – HSC-5 – MH-60S Sea Hawks
Rawhides – VRC-40 – C-2A Greyhounds
Wallbangers – VAW-117 – E-2C Hawkeyes
Patriots – VAQ-140 – F/A-18G Growlers
Proud Warriors – HSM-72 – MH-60R Sea Hawks
(most are featured in this video)

I would like to give a Huge Thank You to all who made this tour possible, As a fan of ships and planes, this is the ultimate combo and it was one hell of an experience.

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Camera: Sony DSC-HX400V (Hand-held)

Thanks for watching, hope you enjoyed :)