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PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) launches a Standard Missile (SM) 2 during a missile exercise in the Philippine Sea, March 17, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham/Released)

Your Navy Operating Forward – English Channel, Suez Canal, Indian Ocean

Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.

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Torpedo Exercise aboard USS Chancellorsville (CG62)

PHILIPPINE SEA (March 12, 2019) A recoverable exercise torpedo is launched from the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62). U.S. Navy warships train together to increase the tactical proficiency, lethality, and interoperability of participating units in an Era of Great Power Competition. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham/Released)

SOUDA BAY, Greece: The Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) arrives in Souda Bay, Greece for a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kelly M. Agee/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 flies toward the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Indian Ocean, March 16, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) launches a Standard Missile (SM) 2 during a missile exercise in the Philippine Sea, March 17, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeremy Graham/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lands on the flight deck of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nicholas R. Boris/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Arabian Sea, March 20, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jarrod A. Schad/Released)
ENGLISH CHANNEL: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) transits the English Channel, March 21, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Turner/Released)
PHILIPPINE SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69), and the amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20) maneuver while operating in the Philippine Sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John Harris/Released)
GULF OF ADEN: Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class Benjamin Whitney, from Syracuse, New York, lowers a litter during a Lucky Mariner 19 rescue training exercise with a merchant ship in the Gulf of Aden, March 1, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Logan C. Kellums/Released)
INDIAN OCEAN: An explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) team member assigned to EOD Mobile Unit 3 jumps into the water from an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 during anti-mine countermeasures training in the Indian Ocean, March 16, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Grant G. Grady/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: A landing craft, air cushion approaches the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) during amphibious training. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Casey Moore/Released)
SUEZ CANAL: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) transits the Suez Canal, March 10, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Will Hardy/Released)
GULF OF OMAN: Sailors load cargo into an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 14 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Arabian Sea, March 20, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Skyler Okerman/Released)
PLYMOUTH, England: Sailors perform routine maintenance on an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Spartans of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 on the flight deck of the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)
SOUTH CHINA SEA: The Avenger class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) transits the South China Sea with the Philippine navy frigate BRP Ramon Alcaraz (FF 16) after completing a maritime cooperative activity. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jordan Crouch/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: Electronics Technician 1st Class Montreal J. Whitmore, assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 embarked aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), communicates via radio aboard a landing craft, air cushion during an amphibious exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Nicholas R. Boris/Released)
ENGLISH CHANNEL: Sailors man the rails as the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) approaches the German navy replenishment tanker FGS Spessart (A 1442) for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Mark Andrew Hays/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Cheyenne (SSN 773) departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka after a scheduled port visit. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ryan Litzenberger/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: The guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) fires a Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise in the Arabian Sea, March 18, 2019. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nick Bauer)

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