Perfect Storm: Lightning flashes as U.S. aircraft carrier passes through a thunderstorm

The following cool image shows USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier passing through a thunderstorm during maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, as flashes of lighting can be seen over the horizon.

Image credit: U.S. Navy

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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.