Video by Seaman Apprentice Chelsea Palmer
USS Monterey Illicit Weapons Interdiction
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
May 8, 2021 | 0:13
Thousands of illicit weapons interdicted by guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) from a stateless dhow in international waters of the North Arabian Sea on May 6-7. Maritime security operations, as conducted by the U.S. Fifth Fleet, entail routine patrols to determine pattern of life in the maritime as well as to enhance mariner-to-mariner relations. These operations reassure allies and partners and preserve freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chelsea Palmer)



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