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    Makin Island CARAT Indonesia [Image 11 of 97]

    Makin Island CARAT Indonesia

    221118-N-VS068-1246

    JAVA SEA (Dec. 18, 2022) – Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) transits the Java Sea during a formation exercise with ships from Indonesian Navy (TNI-AL) during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT)/Marine Exercise (MAREX) Indonesia 2022, Dec. 18, 2022. This year marks the 28th iteration of CARAT, a multinational exercise series designed to enhance U.S. and partner navies' abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. The Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group, comprised of amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and amphibious transport dock USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations with the embarked 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit to enhance interoperability with Allies and partners and serve as a ready-response force to defend peace and maintain stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kendra Helmbrecht)

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    Date Taken: 12.18.2022
    Date Posted: 01.12.2023 01:11
    Photo ID: 7584992
    VIRIN: 221118-N-VS068-1246
    Resolution: 5171x3447
    Size: 766.2 KB
    Location: JAVA SEA

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