We are BACK, and we wish this Photo Of The Day came with sound. Or wouldn’t you like to hear the MK-46 30 mm chain gun on the USS Arlington, as it goes to work while underway in the Atlantic Ocean? Arlington is underway conducting a READ-2 inspection in preparation for Inspection and Survey (INSURV), a measure used to check the material readiness of ships.
Below: The reflection of U.S. Navy Captain Eric Kellum, the commanding officer of the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24), as he observes an MK-46 30mm chain gun live-fire exercise aboard Arlington while underway in the Atlantic Ocean,
U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington (LPD 24) conduct an anchoring evolution in the Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 16, 2022.
Photos and captions: U.S. Navy, Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Isaac Rodriguez, USS Arlington (LPD 24).