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    USS Essex Underway Operations [Image 14 of 18]

    USS Essex Underway Operations

    GULF OF OMAN (Nov. 8, 2021) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alejandra Basilio signals to a Royal Navy Merlin Mk4 attached to 845 Naval Air Squadron, deployed with the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, as it lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during an interoperability exercise with Queen Elizabeth, Nov. 8. Essex and the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Wesley Richardson)



    Date Taken: 11.08.2021
    Date Posted: 11.09.2021 06:57
    Photo ID: 6930359
    VIRIN: 211108-N-ZW128-1038
    Resolution: 3346x4685
    Size: 984.97 KB
    Location: GULF OF OMAN

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