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    US Navy and JMSDF Conduct Mine Warfare Exercise [Image 9 of 14]

    US Navy and JMSDF Conduct Mine Warfare Exercise

    ISE BAY, Japan (Feb. 9, 2021) Electronics Technician 1st Class Nigel Brown from Phoenix, Arizona, deployed with Mine Countermeasures Squadron 7, launches a Mk 18 Mod 1 unmanned underwater vehicle from a combat rubber raiding craft during Mine Warfare Exercise (MINEX) 1JA 2021. MINEX 1JA is part of an annual series of exercises between the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force designed to increase proficiency in 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 22:00
    Photo ID: 6517889
    VIRIN: 210209-N-ER806-1034
    Resolution: 2982x1986
    Size: 983.04 KB
    Location: JP

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