U.S. Central Command Photo Gallery

Saudi, U.S. Forces Conduct Joint Aviation Integration Exercise in Arabian Gulf
201217-N-PS962-1269 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 17, 2020) – The guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81), left to right, the Navy patrol coastal ships USS Firebolt (PC 10), USS Squall (PC 7), center, and the Coast Guard patrol boats USCGC Maui (WPB 1304), USCGC Monomoy (WPB 1326) and USCGC Wrangell (WPB 1322) transit the Arabian Gulf with Royal Saudi Air Force F-15SA fighter jets, U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter jets, a U.S. Navy MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter and a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon aircraft during the joint and combined air operations in support of maritime surface warfare (AOMSW) exercise in the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 17. Combined integration operations between joint U.S. forces are regularly held to maintain interoperability and the capability to counter threats posed in the maritime domain, ensuring freedom of navigation and free flow of commerce throughout the region's heavily trafficked waterways.

Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Louis Thompson Staats IV |  VIRIN: 201217-N-PS962-1269.JPG