Exercise Saucy alligator — 2012

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Landing amphibious assault vehicles from the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD1) during a training exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012."

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Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Landing craft air cushion (LCAC) comes to saving value during amphibious assault phase of the exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012."

Over the past few years, the Corps sea USMC presented himself as a force frisky response "medium-weight" that can go anywhere and heading into battle with the sea or the air.

A similar statement was made against the background of passing on the coast of Virginia and North Carolina maneuvers "Saucy alligator2012. "These naikrupneyshie amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, conducted by the U.S. Navy, sea and infantry forces of several NATO member states and other countries.

The exercise, which began on January 30 and ended on February 12, took over the role of 2-10-s Navy ships, and about 20,000 sailors and Marines from NATO countries (Britain, Canada, France, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain), as forces of Australia and of New Zealand.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

U.S. Marines and French rocket launch SMAAW (Squad Medium Anti Armor Weapon) during a training exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

Training conducted during the exercise included a combat assault landing undertaken River Flotilla Navy and Dutch Marines. Also, there have been three large-scale operations, including amphibious landing at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, land air and sea landing at Fort Pickett, Virginia.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Dutch royal marines and sailors of the First River Flotilla USA (RIVRON) conduct airborne landing during the exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012."

Units involved in the exercise included the aircraft carrier strike group enterprajs (Enterprise Carrier Strike Group), second expeditionary strike group (ESG-2), the Second Expeditionary Brigade sea Infantry (MEB), a group of Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready (ARG), 20 4th Expeditionary Unit sea Infantry (MEU) and the Naval Expeditionary Command (NECC).

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Tiltrotor MV-22B Osprey from the 262nd Squadron Marine Medium Tiltrotor landed on the deck of USS Wasp, against the MH-60S Knighthawk during exercise Saucy alligator

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Petty Officer 1st article Navy Kelsou Jason (Jason Kelsaw) during a patrol at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 7, 2012, during a training exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012." Kelsou a machine gunner Mark 44 river patrol boats, Small Unit Riverine Craft.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Seafarers patrol the waterways during the exercise brash alligator 2012 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 7, 2012. Seafarers are the First and the Third River fleets.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Seafarers patrol the waterways during the exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 7, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"
Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"
Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

The security team is preparing the base for the bank during the exercise Saucy alligator 2012 Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 7, 2012.

A helicopter flies over the beach in preparation for the implementation of landing troops on maneuvers daring alligator 2012 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Martial amphibians are moving along the shore after the landing of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge amphibious assault during the exercise phase "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"
Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marines move to bevoy amphibian on the shore during the landing troops on maneuvers "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marine amphibious combat sends a pontoon bridge during amphibious assault phase of the exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marine manages unloading of tank A-1 Abrams of hovercraft Navy United States at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marine Lance Corporal Terrance Claxton (Terrence Claxton) provides security unloading of tank A-1 Abrams with hovercraft U.S. Navy during the exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012" at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marine runs ahead of the truck towing artillery installation.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Sailor directs the hovercraft at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, February 6, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Petty Officer 2nd statyi U.S. Navy Matthew Jordan (Matthew Jordan) for the M240G machine gun during exploration in the Atlantic Ocean, January 30, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Seafarers on board a river boat team conduct reconnaissance Route 802 in the Atlantic Ocean, January 30, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

The seamen on board the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima prepare helicopter CH-53E Super Stallion to be placed in a hangar in the Atlantic Ocean, January 30, 2012. Amphibious group frisky response Iwo Jima takes part in the exercises.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Seafarers going on board the USS Porter inflatable boat with a rigid body in the Atlantic Ocean, January 31, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"
Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Landing craft air cushion comes to the dock landing ship USS Kearsarge.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Tiltrotor MV-22 Osprey makes landing aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge during a training exercise in the Atlantic Ocean.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Petty Officer 3rd article Jobe French (Jobey French) for the mini gun MK 44 during the operation to ensure the safety of vessels on inland waterways in the aqua North Carolina during a training exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, February 1, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Sailor watching takeoff AV-8B Harrier from Marine 542nd Fighter Squadron, amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge February 1, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marines prepare to board a helicopter CH-53E Super Stallion during a training session for medical evacuation aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Gunston Hall during a training exercise "Saucy alligator — 2012" in the Atlantic Ocean, February 2, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Petty Officer 1st article FMF USA Jacob Peterson (Jacob Peterson) watches amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Atlantic Ocean, February 2, 2012.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Marine inspects aircraft AV-8B Harrier aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge in the Atlantic Ocean, February 2, 2012. In the photo Petty Officer 1st article Tommy Lamkin (Tommy Lamkin) U.S. Navy.

Exercise "Saucy alligator - 2012"

Helicopter MH-60S Sea Hawk takes flight on board the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge during a training exercise in the Atlantic Ocean, February 2, 2012.

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