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PHILIPPINE SEA (Oct. 03, 2021)   As seen from the guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67), ships transit the Philippine Sea during a multinational exercise with Navy’s only forward deployed aircraft  Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan (CVN 76), Oct. 3, 2021. The United Kingdom’s carrier strike group led by HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces led by (JMSDF) Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182); Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Winnipeg (FFH 338); Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Evertsen (F 805); Royal New Zealand Navy’s HMNZS Te Kaha (F 77) and U.S. Navy carrier strike groups led by flagships USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), conducted multiple carrier strike group operations in the Philippine Sea. The integrated at-sea operations brought together more than 15,000 Sailors across six nations to demonstrate an unmatched network of alliances and partnerships in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rawad Madanat)

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