Amphibious transport dock USS Portland (LPD 27) transits the Gulf of Aden, Dec. 13, with a Solid State Laser – Technology Maturation Laser Weapons System Demonstrator Mark 2 MOD 0 on board. The Office of Naval Research selected Portland to host the laser weapon technology in 2018.

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Devin Kates |  VIRIN: 211213-M-PO838-1046.JPG