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Gemini V Mission Image - Egypt, Saudi Arabi, Red Sea

Saudi Arabian Arrival Ceremony

Indian Fare wells. Saudi Arabian Arrival. Meeting with the King

A port beam view of the missile patrol chaser PCG-612 underway following completion. The vessel was built by Tacoma Boatbuilding Company for sale to the Saudi Arabian navy

CHIEF of STAFF GEN Al Hamad of Royal Saudi Air Force is welcomed upon his arrival for a visit to the United States

High angle starboard bow view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

High angle port quarter view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Port bow view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517). The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

High angle bow-on view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Starboard side view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Port quarter view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517). The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Port side view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517). The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Starboard side view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

High angle starboard side view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

High angle starboard quarter view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Stern view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) with weapons covered on a cloudy day. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

High angle stern view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

A high angle port view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) underway. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Starboard quarter view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517) on a cloudy day. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Bow-on view of the patrol gunboat FAISAL (PGG-517). The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Historical data plaque for the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519). The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the starboard bow) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The aft deck (looking toward the stern) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the starboard quarter) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the port bow) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the starboard bow) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Port bow and forward deck of the patrol gunboat KHALID (PGG-519) at 100 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the port bow) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The forward deck of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The aft deck of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The forward deck of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the starboard quarter) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Workmen on the aft deck of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the starboard bow) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the port bow) of the patrol gunboat TARIQ (PGG-523) at 60 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the port quarter) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The electronic equipment room (looking toward the starboard bow) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The diesel machinery room (looking toward the starboard quarter) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

The combat information center (CIC) (looking toward the starboard bow) of the patrol gunboat AMR (PGG-521) at 70 percent completion. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Starboard quarter view of the patrol gunboat OQBAH (PGG-525) on supports one week before launching. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Starboard bow view of the patrol gunboat OQBAH (PGG-525) on supports one week before launching. The gunboat is being built by Peterson Builders for the Royal Saudi Navy

Brig. GEN. Hammand Al-Hwraishi, center, listens as Wadid Georgi Najib translates the comments of an instructor in the automotive section of the U.S. Army Armor School. Al-Hwraishi is the director of logistics for the Saudi Arabian national guard

The Royal Saudi Arabian Naval Drill Team rehearses the "Death Row" sequence at the Technical Institute of Naval Studies

CPT Stan Sutterfield, a flight instructor with 425th Tactical Fighter Training Squadron, discusses a training flight with two Saudi Arabian flight students

Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force 2LT Al-Shirhri adjusts his oxygen mask while in the cockpit of an F-5 Tiger II aircraft prior to flying a training mission

A port bow view of the Saudi Arabian missile corvette TABUK (618) underway off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia

A starboard beam view of the Saudi Arabian missile corvette AL YARMOOK (614) underway off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia

A starboard bow view of the Saudi Arabian missile corvette TABUK (618) underway with other ships off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia

An aerial port view of the stern section of the Saudi Arabian missile corvette AL YARMOOK (614) underway off the coast of Norfolk, Virginia

The Saudi Arabian team participating in the VOLANT RODEO '84 tactical airdrop competition stands at attention in front of their C-130 aircraft

Royal Saudi Air Force RF-5E Tiger II aircraft refuel from a KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft at sunset

An air-to-air right side view of an RF-5E Tiger II aircraft with Royal Saudi Air Force markings. The aircraft is equipped with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles

TECH. SGT. George Typchyshyn, right, evaluates the work of AIRMAN 1ST Class Scott Norquist, left, and Royal Saudi Air Force SENIOR MASTER SGT. Salih Al Ghamdi as they work on a scissor and sleeve assembly at the 531st Field Training Detachment's helicopter maintenance school

CHIEF Warrant Officer Ali Abdulaziz Al-Hamdan and CHIEF MASTER SGT. James Goffard pose for a photograph at a desert base camp. The Saudi Arabian veteran soldier assists military efforts by acting as a liaison between American and Saudi forces during Operation Desert Shield

AIRMAN 1ST Class Matthew Sumrell paints an F-15 Eagle aircraft prior to its delivery to the Saudi Arabian Air Force for use during Operation Desert Shield

AIRMAN 1ST Class Matthew Sumrell checks a spray gun prior to painting an F-15 Eagle aircraft. The plane is one of 12 to be sold to the Saudi Arabian Air Force for use during Operation Desert Shield

A Marine operating a forklift picks up a container on the pier as a maritime pre-positioning ship is unloaded at a Saudi port during Operation Desert Shield

Navy journalists interview a Marine enlisted man as maritime pre-positioning ships are unloaded at a Saudi port during Operation Desert Shield

Dressed in rain suits, gloves and M-17A1 protective masks, three soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division walk around their camp to acclimate their bodies to the heat of the Saudi summer during Operation Desert Shield

Four soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division walk around their camp wearing rain suits, gloves and M-17A1 protective masks as they try to acclimate their bodies to the heat of the Saudi summer during Operation Desert Shield

Soldiers of the 1181st Transportation Terminal Unit help push a UH-1H Iroquois helicopter onto the Saudi Arabian roll-on/roll-off cargo ship SAUDI HAIL during loading operations at Blount Island Terminal. Helicopters and support equipment of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) are being loaded aboard the SAUDI HAIL for transport to the Persian Gulf region for Operation Desert Shield

GEN. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF, confers with Saudi Arabian pilots during Operation Desert Shield

GEN. Colin Powell, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of STAFF, walks with a Saudi Arabian pilot while touring military facilities during Operation Desert Shield

Prince A.M. Abdul Ralman Fahd, third from right, the assistant commander of the Saudi Navy, introduces members of his staff to officers of the 1ST Marine Division as he arrives at Camp Dailey for a visit during Operation Desert Shield.

Prince A.M. Abdul Rahman Fahd, left foreground, the assistant commander of the Saudi navy, moves on to another display after viewing an M-2 .50-caliber machine gun. Fahd is visiting the 1ST Marine Division's Camp Dailey during Operation Desert Shield.

Saudi national guardsmen look at an LAV-AT light armored anti-tank vehicle from Headquarters and Service (H&S) Company, 1ST Light Armored Infantry (LAI) Battalion, during Operation Desert Shield. An LAV-25 light armored vehicle is in the background at right.

CPL. S.C. Person, left, of 1ST Battalion, 6th Marines, stands with a group of Saudi soldiers gathered around a TOW-2 tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided anti-tank weapon mounted on the roof of an M-998 high-mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle (HHMWV) during Operation Desert Shield.

A Saudi translator, left, interprets for Lance CPL. P. G. Markei of Co. C, 1ST Bn., 6th Marines, as he teaches a group of Saudi soldiers how to use the AT4 light anti-armor weapon during Operation Desert Shield.

Strategic Air Command's KC-135 tankers on the ramp at a Saudi airbase during the United Nations response to the invasion of Kuwait by Iraq. Exact Date Shot Unknown

A member of the Saudi national guard stands outside a building during Operation Desert Shield

A member of the Saudi national guard relaxes at Camp Messenger during Operation Desert Shield

Various ships of the Saudi Arabian Navy are docked at the base during Operation DESERT SHIELD

Military personnel stand near a Saudi Arabian army UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter during Operation Desert Shield.

A Saudi Arabian army UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter stands on a desert airfield at sunset during Operation Desert Shield.

An Attack Squadron 72 (VA-72) A-7E Corsair aircraft passes over the Saudi desert during low-level training. VA-72 is deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is on station in the Red Sea in support of Operation Desert Shield

An Attack Squadron 72 (VA-72) A-7E Corsair aircraft passes over a ruined fort in the Saudi desert during low-level training. VA-72 is deployed aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is on station in the Red Sea in support of Operation Desert Shield

A self of CMDR. John Leenhouts, shot as he pilots an A-7E Corsair aircraft over the Saudi desert during low-level training. Leenhouts, a member of Attack Squadron 72 (VA-72), is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is on station in the Red Sea in support of Operation Desert Shield

LT. Gen Walter E. Boomer, commanding officer, 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force, converses with a Saudi Arabian prince at Jubail Commercial Port during Operation Desert Shield

Charles, Prince of Wales, is greeted by a Saudi Arabian prince following his arrival at Jubail Commercial Port during Operation Desert Shield

Three F-14A Tomcat aircraft of Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) pass over the Saudi desert on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. VF-32 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

A F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) passes over the Saudi desert while on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. VF-32 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

Three F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) pass over the Saudi desert while on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. VF-32 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

A Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) F-14A Tomcat aircraft passes over the Saudi desert while on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. VF-32 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

A Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 130 (VAQ-130) EA-6B Prowler aircraft passes over the Saudi desert during Operation Desert Shield. VAQ-130 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

Marines of the 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force (1ST MEF) move across the Saudi desert back to their camp following a training exercise during Operation Desert Storm

Artwork: "Saudi Jazz on Sunday". Artist: Peter G. Varisano. Catalog Number: 1.50.91, US Army Art Collection

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 32 (VF-32) passes over the Saudi desert while on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. VF-32 is based aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67), which is operating in the Red Sea

Two Attack Squadron 72 (VA-72) A-7E Corsair aircraft approach the Saudi Arabian coastline during a training flight off of the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67). The KENNEDY is deployed to the Red Sea in support of Operation Desert Shield

An aerial stern view of nine ships of Battle Force Red Sea underway while participating in joint training exercises with the Saudi Arabian navy during Operation Desert Shield. The aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) is at the center of the formation

An aerial starboard bow view of nine ships of Battle Force Red Sea underway while participating in joint training exercises with the Saudi Arabian navy during Operation Desert Shield. The aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) is at the center of the formation

An aerial stern view of nine ships of Battle Force Red Sea underway while participating in joint training exercises with the Saudi Arabian navy during Operation Desert Shield. The aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) is at the center of the formation

An aerial starboard bow view of nine ships of Battle Force Red Sea underway while participating in joint training exercises with the Saudi Arabian navy during Operation Desert Shield. The aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV-67) is at the center of the formation

UH-1H Iroquois helicopters, some covered with protective wrappings, and a UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) helicopter line a staging area in preparation for loading aboard the Saudi Arabian roll-on/roll-off cargo ship SAUDI HAIL. The vessel will transport the equipment to the Middle East in support of Operation Desert Shield

A 35th Tactical Fighter Wing F-4G Phantom II aircraft passes over the Saudi desert while on a training flight during Operation Desert Shield. The aircraft is carrying external fuel tanks on its outboard wing pylons and AGM-88A HARM high-speed anti-radiation missiles on its inboard wing pylons