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    Normandy intercepts an illicit shipment of advanced weapons

    200209-N-PC620-0005 ARABIAN SEA (Feb. 09, 2020) The crew of the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60), in accordance with international law, seized an illicit shipment of advanced weapons and weapon components, which held 358 surface-to-air missile components and “Dehlavieh” anti-tank guided missiles (ATGM), intended for the Houthis in Yemen, aboard a stateless dhow during a maritime interdiction operation in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of operations, Feb. 9, 2020. Maritime security operations, as conducted by the U.S. Fifth Fleet, entail routine patrols to determine pattern of life in the maritime as well as to enhance mariner-to-mariner relations. These operations reassure allies and partners and preserve freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lehman)



    Date Taken: 02.09.2020
    Date Posted: 02.13.2020 13:06
    Photo ID: 6095917
    VIRIN: 200209-N-PC620-1005
    Resolution: 1234x924
    Size: 232.1 KB
    Location: AT SEA

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