Stock Photo Description: INDIAN OCEAN (Oct. 21, 2008) Lt. Cmdr. Charles Prim gives the thumbs up sign as Lt. Douglas Steil launches an EA-6B Prowler assigned to the “Cougars” of Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 139 off of catapult two aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is participating in exercise Malabar 08. Malabar is designed to increase cooperation between the Indian and U.S. Navy while enhancing the cooperative security relationship between India and the U.S. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph M. Buliavac). Stock photography by Department of Defense Public Domain.