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    US Navy and JMSDF Conduct Mine Warfare Exercise [Image 6 of 14]

    US Navy and JMSDF Conduct Mine Warfare Exercise

    ISE BAY, Japan (Feb. 8, 2021) Aerographer's Mate 1st Class Kyle Granger from Mooresville, North Carolina, deployed with Mine Countermeasures Squadron 7, throws a line to Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) sailors onboard the minesweeper tender JS Uraga (MST 463) during Mine Warfare Exercise (MINEX) 1JA 2021. MINEX 1JA is part of an annual series of exercises between the U.S. Navy and JMSDF designed to increase proficiency in combined mine countermeasure operations and ensure the freedom of maritime navigation. During the nine-day exercise, participants conduct unit-level mine warfare tactics to include mine hunting, detection, and prosecution. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nick Bauer)



    Date Taken: 02.08.2021
    Date Posted: 03.05.2021 22:04
    Photo ID: 6517886
    VIRIN: 210208-N-ER806-1080
    Resolution: 3063x2188
    Size: 843.02 KB
    Location: JP

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