Ssang Yong 14 Flight Deck Operations

04/04/2014: An MV-22 Osprey takes off from the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard on March 26, 2014 in preparation for exercise Ssang Yong 2014. And in the second photo, several Ospreys are shown getting ready to take off as well.

Exercise Ssang Yong is conducted annually in the Republic of Korea (ROK) to enhance the interoperability of U.S. and ROK forces by performing a full spectrum of amphibious operations while showcasing sea-based power projection in the Pacific. (U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Katelyn Hunter/Released).

An AH-1W Cobra takes off from the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard on March 26, 2014 in preparation for exercise Ssang Yong 2014

The South Koreans are strengthening their amphibious capabilities, and the USN-USMC team is a key partner in working with South Korea in shaping cross-cutting modernization capabilities.

 

Credit:III Marine Expeditionary Force Combat Camera:3/26/14

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