C2-A Greyhound aircraft assigned to the Rawhides of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 40 conduct catapult launch and arrested recovery aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69).
The Grumman C-2 Greyhound is a twin-engine, high-wing cargo aircraft, designed to carry supplies, mail, and passengers to and from aircraft carriers of the US Navy. Its primary mission is carrier onboard delivery. The aircraft provides critical logistics support to carrier strike groups. The aircraft is mainly used to transport high-priority cargo, mail and passengers between carriers and shore bases, and can also deliver cargo like jet engines and special stores.