YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Oman, Singapore

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.

 ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) transits the Arabian Gulf at sunset.

ARABIAN GULF: The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) transits the Arabian Gulf at sunset.

ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations.

ARABIAN GULF: An F/A-18F Super Hornet from Fighting Redcocks of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 22 launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) as the ship conducts flight operations.

MUSCAT, Oman: The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) pulls into Muscat for a port visit.

MUSCAT, Oman: The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) pulls into Muscat for a port visit.

ARABIAN GULF: Royal Navy Chief Callum Gardner directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), marking the first strike operations of 2015.

ARABIAN GULF: Royal Navy Chief Callum Gardner directs an F/A-18 Hornet onto a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), marking the first strike operations of 2015.

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore: USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) gets underway in support of AirAsia flight QZ8501 search efforts at the request of the Indonesian government.

CHANGI NAVAL BASE, Singapore: USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) gets underway in support of AirAsia flight QZ8501 search efforts at the request of the Indonesian government.

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: A CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

MEDITERRANEAN SEA: A CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 (Reinforced) takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Gulf, Oman, Singapore