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Carrier Air Wing 9 Returns from Indo-Pacific Deployment
220809-N-AS200-4716.JPG Photo By: U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Drew Verbis

POINT MUGU, Calif - E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes assigned to the "Wallbangers" Airborne Command and Control Squadron (VAW) 117 arrives at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) following a seven-month deployment to U.S. 3rd Fleet and 7th Fleet areas of operations with Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). CVW-9 deployed with a combination of fourth and fifth-generation platforms that predominantly represent the “Airwing of the Future,” executing more than 21,307 fixed-wing and helicopter flight hours comprising of 10,250 sorties, 8,437 launches and 8,487 aircraft arrestments.


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