PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 25, 2021) An F/A-18F Super Hornet, from the "Fighting Redcocks" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22, prepares to launch off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68)
U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Jacob Engelman Joint Task Force-Bravo, 1-228th Aviation Regiment CH-47 Chinook flight engineer at Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, looks out the back of a CH-47 as Colombia Aerospace Force Aerial Special Operations Group air and terminal attack controllers wait to conduct freefall jumps during exercise Ángel de los Andes over Palanquero, Colombia, Aug. 15, 2023. The Colombian and U.S. training opportunity offered real-world benefits to U.S. and partner nation military personnel and the people of Colombia by promoting readiness and well-being.
Colombian Navy, US Navy and Japanese Navy with the USS Detroit Participates in Tri-Lateral Passing Exercise with Colombia and Japan
CARIBBEAN SEA - (Sept. 8, 2023) – The Colombian Navy Exclusive Economic Zone Patrol ship ARC Victoria (PZE-48), and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) Training Squadron ships JS Kashima (TV-3508) and JS Hatakaze (TV-3520) conduct a tri-lateral passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Freedom-class Littoral Combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7) in the Caribbean Sea, Sept. 8, 2023. The PASSEX enhanced communication and interoperability between forces, and improved operational readiness. USS Detroit is deployed to the U.S. 4th Fleet area of operations assigned to support Commander, Task Force 45’s mission. The mission includes combined naval operations, partnership building, and acting as a service provider to Joint Interagency Task Force South by supporting counter illicit-drug trafficking in Central and South American waters. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. J.g. Jonathan Gill/Released)
Shipyard workers examine the keel of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) in the dry dock at General Dynamics/NASSCO shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, Sept. 20, 2023
(5/17/1993) An aerial view of a section of the Ship Intermediate Maintenance Facility at Puget Sound Naval Shipyard. One submarine tender and 16 decommissioned nuclear-powered submarines are shown including the Seawolf (SSN-575); six George Washington, and Ben Franklin class SSBN's (with their missile sections cut out) plus several Skate, Skipjack, Permit and Sturgeon class SSN's. All are awaiting scrapping.
Identifiable boats are, from left to right:Thomas A. Edison (SSBN-610),Skipjack (SS-585), unidentifiable, Triton (SSRN-586), possibly the Benjamin Franklin (SSBN-640), unidentifiable, Skate (SSN-578), Sargo (SSN-583), Swordfish (SSN-579), Seawolf (SSN-575) & unidentifiable. Behind them is the Sperry (AS-12). Across the pier is what appears to be the Thomas Jefferson (SSBN-618), Patrick Henry (SSBN-599), George Washington (SSBN-598),unidentifiable, & maybe the Barb (SSN-596). USN Image/.: Calvin Larsen
USS Missouri (BB-63) firing at Iraqi targets with her forward 16-inch main battery during Operation Desert Storm in 1991. The "Mighty Mo" fired a total of 783 sixteen-inch shells and launched 28 Tomahawk cruise missiles during the bell.Source: US Naval Institute.
USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) off Trieste, Italy. Sept 2023
A-10 Thunderbolt II flies past USS Stethem (DDG 63) during air operations in maritime surface warfare (AOMSW) exercise in the Arabian Gulf. Sept. 23 2023
USS Rafael Peralta (DDG-115) Sept 24, 2023
An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA-103) takes-off from Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) during friends and family day in the Atlantic Ocean, Sept. 24, 2023
USS Carl M. Levin (DDG 120) leaving Pearl Harbor - September 25, 2023
USS Missouri BB-63 Aground on Thimble Shoals, Virginia, 21 January 1950, as several harbor tugs attempt to free her. She went aground on 17 January and was refloated on 1 February. Note minesweepers and other ships in the shipping channel beyond Missouri's stern. Their apparent closeness indicates that the photograph was taken with a telephoto lens. Official U.S. Navy Photograph
USS San Diego (LPD 22) San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock leaving San Diego for the first time after suffering engineering casualty on July 28 with USS Canberra (LCS 30) trailing behind - October 6, 2023
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