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

    Warships Underway for First East Coast Cruiser-Destroyer SWATT Exercise

    181102-N-XT039-2068 Norfolk (Nov. 2, 2018) Lt. j.g. Ryan Litchert, the assistant operations officer assigned to the Grandmasters of Helicopter Maritime Squadron (HSM) 46, directs an MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to his squadron as it prepares to land on the flight deck of the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) during flight operations. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) carrier strike group (CSG) cruiser-destroyer (CRUDES) units are conducting the first East Coast CRUDES Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise. 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 10:55
    Photo ID: 4882624
    VIRIN: 181102-N-XT039-2068
    Resolution: 4592x3280
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    Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, US 

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