USS Nimitz (CVN 68) underway with Italian destroyer Francesco Mimbelli (D561)

131026-N-LP801-087 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 26, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the Italian destroyer Francesco Mimbelli (D561) are underway during operations in the central Mediterranean Sea. Nimitz is deployed supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Raul Moreno Jr./Released)