A character-driven, edge-of-your-seat, nonfiction drama and a once-in-a-lifetime total immersion in the high-stakes world of a nuclear aircraft carrier. The series follows a core group of film participants aboard the USS Nimitz, from the admiral of the strike group to the fighter pilots to the youngest sailors, as they navigate personal conflicts around their jobs, families, faith, patriotism, love, the rites of passage and the war on terror. The USS Nimitz is 24 stories high, 3 football fields long and carries more than 5000 Navy personnel and 85 military aircraft. Filmed from May to November 2005, nearly 2000 hours of high-definition video were captured aboard the ship during a full 6-month deployment to the Persian Gulf, of which 3 months were spent in combat in support of the ground troops. For the first time, a TV series takes a raw and personal look at the Navy's role in this controversial war.
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