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    USS Somerset participates in exercise La Perouse 2021 [Image 20 of 29]

    USS Somerset participates in exercise La Perouse 2021

    210407-M-JX780-1684 BAY OF BENGAL (April 7, 2021) – An Australian Royal Navy MH-60 Sea Hawk and an Indian Navy P-8I fly over Indian Navy Shivalik-class frigate INS Satpura (F48), left, and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship, JS Akebono (DD 108), while the ships maneuver in formation through the Bay of Bengal during La Perouse 2021. The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset is part of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group with embarked 15th MEU operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility. La Perouse is an exercise during the annual French Navy midshipman deployment called Mission Jeanne d'Arc. The exercise is designed to conduct training, enhance cooperation in maritime surveillance, maritime interdiction operations, and air operations. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brendan Mullin)



    Date Taken: 04.07.2021
    Date Posted: 04.10.2021 02:46
    Photo ID: 6593132
    VIRIN: 210407-M-JX780-1684
    Resolution: 3456x5184
    Size: 6.09 MB
    Location: BAY OF BENGAL

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