201105-N-FP334-1087 ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 05 2020) The Kuwait Naval Force missile boat Al- Saadi (P 3723), Kuwait Coast Guard fast patrol boat Marzoug (P 314), U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats USCGC Aquidneck (WPB 1309) and USCGC Monomoy (WPB 1326), and guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114), not pictured, steam in formation during a joint maritime security patrol exercise in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 5. Ralph Johnson is part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anthony Collier)

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Anthony Collier |  VIRIN: 201105-N-FP334-1087.JPG