Thursday, April 18, 2013

Cool Navy Photo: Guided-Missile Destroyer Fires MK 45 5-Inch Gun

PACIFIC OCEAN,April 16, 2013: The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54) fires its MK 45 5-Inch lightweight gun during a board of inspection and survey (INSURV) rehearsal.

The Curtis Wilbur is part of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, forward deployed to Yokosuka, Japan, in support of regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

The above U.S. Navy photo was taken by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II.

Note: The photo can be enlarged by clicking on it.

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