Video by Petty Officer 1st Class Daniel Hinton
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
Nov. 5, 2019 | 3:32
191105-A-DM672-1011 ARABIAN GULF (Nov. 5, 2019) Ships participating in the International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2019 steam in close formation. IMX19 is a multinational engagement involving partners and allies from around the world in sharing knowledge and experiences across the full spectrum of defensive maritime operations. The exercise serves to demonstrate the global resolve in maintaining regional security and stability, freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce from the Suez Canal south to the Bab-el-Mandeb through the Strait of Hormuz to the Northern Arabian Gulf. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Eric Cerami / Released)