Images: USS Norfolk (SSN 714) [Image 61 of 307]
USS Norfolk (SSN 714) moored to the Mina Salman Pier in Manama, Bahrain for a week long port visit Jan. 16. Norfolk is currently deployed to the 5th fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations (MSO) in the Arabian Gulf. MSO set the conditions for security and stability in the maritime environment as well as complement the counter-terrorism and security efforts of regional nations. MSO deny international terrorists use of the maritime environment as a venue for attack or to transport personnel, weapons, or other material.
Official U.S. Navy Photo by Photographer's Mate 2nd Class (AW/SW) Carolla Bennett.