Your Navy Operating Forward – Rota, Singapore, Tokyo
Right now your Navy is 100 percent on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life. Whether it be operating and training off the coast of Spain or forward deployed to the Arabian Gulf, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval forces provides national leaders with great options for protecting and maintaining our national security and interests around the world. The imagery below highlights the Navy’s ability to provide those options by operating forward.
TOKYO BAY, Japan: The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Topeka (SSN 754) prepares to moor onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
CHANGI, Singapore: Sailors assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 perform functional tests on the engines and rotors of an MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter aboard the littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Amy M. Ressler/Released)
MEDITERRANEAN SEA: The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75) fires an MK 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Alyssa Weeks/Released)
VILLEFRANCHE SUR MER, France: The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) arrives in Villefranche sur Mer, France, for a scheduled port visit to enhance U.S.-France relations and participate in commemorative events honoring the 50th anniversary of the years during the 1950’s and 1960’s during which the U.S. 6th Fleet was based in Villefranche sur Mer, France. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Justin Stumberg/Released)
ARABIAN SEA: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) transits the Arabian Sea. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Comerford/Released)
TOKYO BAY, Japan: The ocean surveillance ship USNS Able (T-AGOS 20) prepares to moor onboard Fleet Activities Yokosuka. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brian G. Reynolds/Released)
ROTA, Spain: Sailors assigned to the Virginia-class attack submarine USS California (SSN 781) guide an MK-48 inert training torpedo into the weapon loading skid during an expeditionary ordnance loading exercise aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael C. Barton/Released)
YOKOSUKA, Japan: Engineman 3rd Class Mathew Kenote, assigned to the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), inspects valves on the ship’s service diesel generator. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Don Patton/Released)
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Cole (DDG 67) flies the National Ensign and the 4th Marine Division (MARDIV) flag during the Cole Memorial wreath-laying ceremony that honored the 17 Sailors who lost their lives on October 12, 2000. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brianna K. Green/Released)
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