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BAY OF BENGAL (July 16, 2017) U.S. Navy Sailors hold


BAY OF BENGAL (July 16, 2017) U.S. Navy Sailors hold



BAY OF BENGAL (July 16, 2017) U.S. Navy Sailors hold a line aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a replenishment-at sea with the Dry Cargo and Ammuntions Ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7), July 16, 2017, in the Bay of Bengal during Exercise Malabar. Malabar 2017 is the latest in a continuing series of exercises between the Indian navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and U.S. Navy that has grown in scope and complexity over the years to address the variety of shared threats to maritime security in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Holly L. Herline)





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