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    Warships Underway for First East Coast Cruiser-Destroyer SWATT Exercise [Image 1 of 2]

    Warships Underway for First East Coast Cruiser-Destroyer SWATT Exercise

    181102-N-XT039-2023 Norfolk (Nov. 2, 2018) Air department Sailors, assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), retrieve an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Grandmasters of Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 46 during flight operations conducted during a Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) carrier strike group (CSG) cruiser-destroyer (CRUDES) units participate in the first East Coast CRUDES SWATT. SWATT is a training exercise led by the Naval Surface and Mine Warfighting Development Center (SMWDC) to improve the Fleet’s lethality, capability and readiness. Leyte Gulf is currently home ported in Norfolk, and conducting work-ups in preparation for an upcoming deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jesse Marquez Magallanes/Released)



    Date Taken: 11.02.2018
    Date Posted: 11.07.2018 10:54
    Photo ID: 4882621
    VIRIN: 181102-N-XT039-2023
    Resolution: 3871x2765
    Size: 903.04 KB
    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US 

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