An US Navy (USN) EA-6B Prowler aircraft assigned to Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron One Four Zero (VAQ-140) prepares to be launched from the flight deck of the USN Aircraft Carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67). The USN TICONDEROGA CLASS: Guided Missile Cruiser (AEGIS) USS HUE CITY (CG 66) is underway alongside. The Kennedy and her Battle Group are on a regularly scheduled deployment in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM