An F-14A Tomcat aircraft, right, and an S-3A Viking aircraft, left, are launched from the catapults aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) during fight deck operations. Another Tomcat lines up behind the right catapult while three F/A-18C Hornet aircraft are positioned behind the left catapult as they await launch. The tail fins and wing tips of the Hornet directly behind the left catapult are painted in the high visibility paint scheme of the Naval Air Weapons Center