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    Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Participates in MPX 2021 [Image 4 of 12]

    Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group Participates in MPX 2021

    BAY OF BENGAL

    10.17.2021

    Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Haydn Smith 

    USS Carl Vinson   

    211017-N-HS181-1464 BAY OF BENGAL (Oct. 17, 2021) Ships and aircraft from the U.S. Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF), and U.K. Royal Navy, led by Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), U.K. Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth (R 08) and JMSDF Izumo-class helicopter destroyer JS Kaga (DDH 184) transit in formation as part of Maritime Partnership Exercise (MPX) 2021, Oct. 17, 2021. MPX 2021 is a multilateral maritime exercise between the Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force, U.K. Royal Navy, and U.S. maritime forces, focused on naval cooperation, interoperability and regional security and stability in the Indo-Pacific and is an example of the enduring partnership between Australian, Japanese, U.K. and U.S. maritime forces, who routinely operate together in the Indo-Pacific, fostering a cooperative approach toward regional security and stability. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Haydn N. Smith)

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    Date Taken: 10.17.2021
    Date Posted: 10.18.2021 05:24
    Photo ID: 6891387
    VIRIN: 211017-N-HS181-1464
    Resolution: 5283x2972
    Size: 1.17 MB
    Location: BAY OF BENGAL

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