A round leaves the barrel of an MK-45/5-inch lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81). Winston S. Churchill is on deployment supporting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 2nd Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Chase/Released)
Petty Officer 2nd Class Antonio Pedraza manually shoots the starboard MK 38 25mm gun mount during a live-fire exercise aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54).
The amphibious transport dock ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18) fires a RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) from it's forward launcher while off the coast of Southern California during a live fire exercise.
#USNavy F/A-18C Hornets on the flight deck off of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower "Ike." Ike and it's #sailors are operating in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility supporting maritime security operations. #sunset