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

    US Navy and JMSDF Conduct Mine Warfare Exercise

    ISE BAY, Japan (Feb. 9, 2021) Explosive Ordnance Disposal technicians deployed with Mine Countermeasures Squadron 7 and members of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) recover a training mine aboard 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 JMFDF designed to increase proficiency in mine countermeasure operations and enhance 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: 02.09.2021
    Date Posted: 03.05.2021 21:36
    Photo ID: 6517895
    VIRIN: 210209-N-ER806-1308
    Resolution: 2174x1553
    Size: 936.93 KB
    Location: JP

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