CORAL SEA (July 10, 2017)

By Newsroom America Feeds at 14 Jul 2017


An MV-22B Osprey assigned to the "Dragons" of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 265 (Reinforced) lands on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) as part of a reconnaissance and surveillance insert exercise during Talisman Saber 17. Bonhomme Richard, part of a combined U.S.-Australia-New Zealand expeditionary strike group, is undergoing a series of scenarios that will increase naval proficiencies in operating against blue-water adversarial threats and in its primary mission of launching Marine forces ashore in the littorals. Talisman Saber is a biennial U.S.-Australia bilateral exercise held off the coast of Australia meant to achieve interoperability and strengthen the U.S.-Australia alliance. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Gavin Shields (Released) 170710-N-DL434-0378

http://www.navy.mil/view_image.asp?id=241675

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