International Exercise in Fifth Fleet Area of Responsibility

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Ships in formation participate in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise  2013, May 19, 2013. The exercise includes navies from more than 40 countries whose focus is to promote regional security through mine countermeasure operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The U.S. 5th Fleet is responsible for naval forces in the Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Arabian Sea, and the coast off East Africa. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sandberg
  • The Royal Fleet Auxiliary amphibious assault vessel Cardigan Bay and the Afloat Forward Staging Base USS Ponce lead a formation of ships participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise, May 9, 2013. The exercise includes navies from more than 40 countries whose focus is to promote regional security through mine countermeasure operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sandberg
  • Ships participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2013 are underway in formation. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sandberg
  • Ships participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise2013 are underway in formation in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sandberg
  • Ships participating in International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2013 are underway in formation. IMCMEX 13 includes navies from more than 40 countries whose focus is to promote regional security through mine countermeasure operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Sandberg