YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Black Sea, Arabian Sea

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 SEA: An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Spartans" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 takes off from the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

ARABIAN SEA: An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the “Spartans” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 70 takes off from the flight deck of USS Truxtun (DDG 103).

BLACK SEA: USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) transits the Black Sea.

BLACK SEA: USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) transits the Black Sea.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: The amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) approaches the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) for a replenishment-at-sea.

U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY: USS Mesa Verde (LPD 19) approaches USNS Patuxent       (T-AO 201) for a replenishment-at-sea.

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Black Sea, Arabian Sea