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180818-N-OY799-0027

180818-N-OY799-0027

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (August 18, 2018) Fire Controlman 2nd Class Maris Cox, from New York, stands safety as a Phalanx close-in weapons system (CIWS) fires during a live-fire exercise aboard the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). CIWS is a rapid-fire gun capable of firing 4,500 rounds per minute that provides defense against air contacts. Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of its allies and partners in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate)

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Photo prise le 18 août 2018 (© U.S. Pacific Fleet / Flickr)

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 uss ronald reagan, cvn 76, forward-deployed aircraft carrier, carrier strike group 5, maritime, us navy, japan
 

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