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​Close-up of USS Carl Vinson on landmark Vietnam visit

Tuesday, March 06, 2018, 18:05 GMT+7
Different aircraft are seen on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson, docking off Da Nang City, central Vietnam, on March 5, 2018. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Different aircraft are seen on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson, docking off Da Nang City, central Vietnam, on March 5, 2018. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Delancey, 22, guides Vietnamese journalists through their tour on the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Delancey, 22, guides Vietnamese journalists through their tour on the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A U.S. military man is pictured on the USS Carl Vinson deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A U.S. military man is pictured on the USS Carl Vinson deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Fighter jets line up on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. The aircraft needs special techniques for takeoff and landing, given the short runway on the flight deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Fighter jets line up on the deck of the USS Carl Vinson. The aircraft needs special techniques for takeoff and landing, given the short runway on the flight deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Da Nang is seen from afar from the USS Carl Vinson deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Da Nang is seen from afar from the USS Carl Vinson deck. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
USS Carl Vinson crew members are pictured at work. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
USS Carl Vinson crew members are pictured at work. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
USS Carl Vinson carries a crew of 3,000 sailors and 2,000 airborne staff. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
USS Carl Vinson carries a crew of 3,000 sailors and 2,000 airborne staff. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
On March 5, some 3,000 military people left the USS Carl Vinson for the mainland in Da Nang, while a similar number of personnel remain to be on duty on board the carrier. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
On March 5, some 3,000 military people left the USS Carl Vinson for the mainland in Da Nang, while a similar number of personnel remain to be on duty on board the carrier. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Sunset is observed from aboard the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Sunset is observed from aboard the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A civil airplane is seen above the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A civil airplane is seen above the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Besides fighter jets, electronic attack jets and tactical airborne early warning aircraft can also be found on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Besides fighter jets, electronic attack jets and tactical airborne early warning aircraft can also be found on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Vietnamese border soldiers buy souvenirs at a booth on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Vietnamese border soldiers buy souvenirs at a booth on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
The hangar deck is where crew members conduct mutual activities and repair armaments. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
The hangar deck is where crew members conduct mutual activities and repair armaments. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A U.S. soldier briefs Vietnamese journalists on some information about the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A U.S. soldier briefs Vietnamese journalists on some information about the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Crewman Paul Nguyen, 24, has both of his parents born in the southernmost Vietnamese province of Ca Mau. His recent trip to Vietnam was in 2010. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Crewman Paul Nguyen, 24, has both of his parents born in the southernmost Vietnamese province of Ca Mau. His recent trip to Vietnam was in 2010. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Crew members are seen when they leave the USS Carl Vinson for Da Nang mainland. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Crew members are seen when they leave the USS Carl Vinson for Da Nang mainland. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Nguyen Quang Vinh, deputy head of the foreign affair department under Vietnam’s defense ministry, shakes hands with Vice Admiral Phillips G. Sawyer, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, at a reception at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang on March 5, 2018. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
Nguyen Quang Vinh, deputy head of the foreign affair department under Vietnam’s defense ministry, shakes hands with Vice Admiral Phillips G. Sawyer, commander of the U.S. 7th Fleet, at a reception at Tien Sa Port in Da Nang on March 5, 2018. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A crewman takes a rest on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre
A crewman takes a rest on board the USS Carl Vinson. Photo: Nguyen Khanh/Tuoi Tre

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