U.S. Navy Maritime Patrol Aircraft to assist New Zealand in earthquake response efforts
November 14, 2016

Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Completes Biennial Keen Sword Exercise with Japanese Self Defense Force
November 14, 2016
A Japanese MCH-101 airborne mine countermeasures helicopter carrying Vice Adm. Hiroshi Yamamura, commander, Fleet Escort Force, and Rear Adm. Tatsuya Fukuda, commander, Escort Flotilla 4, lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) for the start of Exercise Keen Sword 2017 (KS17). Ronald Reagan is participating in Exercise KS17, a joint, bilateral field-training exercise involving U.S. military and Japan Self-Defense Force personnel designed to increase the combat readiness and interoperability of the Japan-U.S. alliance.

Makin Island, 11th MEU and Malaysian Armed Forces Enhance Amphibious Readiness during Exercise Tiger Strike
November 14, 2016
Marine Corps Chief Warrant Officer 2 Keith Challet, Combat Cargo Officer aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8), gives members of the Malaysian Armed Forces a tour of the ship’s upper vehicle storage during Tiger Strike 16.  Tiger Strike is a U.S.-Malaysia bilateral exercise designed to enhance interoperability, tactical proficiencies, and military-to-military partnership between participating forces.

U.S., Brunei deepen maritime partnership, foster strong defense ties during CARAT
November 13, 2016
151105-N-QV906-011 BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, Brunei (November 2, 2015) Members of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces teach members of the U.S. Marine Corps' 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, Charlie Co., vital skills for surviving the harsh jungles of Endo-Asia during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Brunei 2015, Nov. 5. CARAT is a series of annual, bilateral maritime exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations to include Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Timor-Liste.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 1st Class Micah P. Blechner/RELEASED)

Nations Gather in Singapore to Plan Pacific Partnership 17
November 10, 2016
In this file photo, Cmdr. Gregory Adams, attached to Commander, Logistics Group Western Pacific/CTF73, participates in a planning conference for Pacific Partnership 2016 Feb. 23, 2016. Pacific Partnership is the largest annual multilateral humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

Frank Cable Returns from Indo-Asia-Pacific Region Deployment
November 8, 2016
Submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40) passes the U.S. Navy's only other submarine tender, USS Emory S. Land (AS 39), in Apra Harbor following Frank Cable's return to home port this morning after completing a five-month deployment, Nov, 8, 2016. Frank Cable departed Guam June 6 and was a persistent presence throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific region during its deployment, providing vital flexibility to the fleet commanders and extending the range and impact of U.S. naval forces in the U.S. Navy's 5th and 7th Fleets. Forward deployed to Guam, Frank Cable's combined Navy and Military Sealift Command's crew's mission is to provide critical warfighting repairs, rearmament and reprovisioning to deployed naval forces of the United States.

Republic of Korea Minister of National Defense Tours Directed Energy Facilities at US Navy Base
November 7, 2016
In this file photo, " Republic of Korea (ROK) Minister of National Defense Han Min-koo " who led the ROK delegation to see new and emerging technologies developed at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) " discusses electromagnetic railgun capabilities with his delegation and NSWCDD leadership, Oct. 19, 2016. Navy engineers briefed Han and his delegation on electromagnetic launchers, hypervelocity projectiles, and directed energy weapons, in addition to the command™s core capabilities in complex warfare systems development and integration to incorporate electric weapons technology into existing and future fighting forces and platforms.

USS Decatur and USS Spruance Visit Pearl Harbor
November 7, 2016
Sailors aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur (DDG 73) render honors to the Battleship Missouri Memorial as Decatur prepares to moor at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Nov, 3, 2016. Decatur, along with guided-missile destroyers USS Momsen (DDG 92) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) are deployed in support of maritime security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific as part of a U.S. 3rd Fleet Pacific Surface Action Group (PAC SAG) under Commander, Destroyer Squadron 31 (CDS 31)

Guam distribution center serves as logistics hub for Valiant Shield exercise
November 7, 2016
DLA Distribution Guam, Marianas, employees tie down material for customers during the biennial field training exercise, Valiant Shield.

US, Royal Cambodian Navy Conclude CARAT Exercise in Sihanoukville
November 4, 2016
The official party render salutes during the playing of the national anthems during the opening ceremony of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) Cambodia 2016. CARAT is a series of annual maritime exercises between the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps and the armed forces of nine partner nations to include Bangladesh, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Timor-Leste.


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