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  • Photos of the Week: Counterpiracy
    Posted by Sean Meade 3:30 PM on Jan 15, 2009

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    A rigid hull inflatable boat departs the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD-17). San Antonio is the command ship for Combined Task Force (CTF) 151. The task force conducts counter-piracy operations in and around the Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean and the Red Sea and was established to create a lawful maritime order and develop security in the maritime environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Patrick M. Johnson-Campbell)

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    The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17) transits the Gulf of Aden. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John K. Hamilton)

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    An HH-60H Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the "Tridents" of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron (HS) 3 soars through the skies around the Gulf of Aden in support of the amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class John K. Hamilton)

    Tags: ar99, piracy

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