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Sattahip, Thailand (July 8, 2004) -- The guided missile destroyer USS Russell (DDG 59), is assisted by two tugboats as it returns to port following the Thailand phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT). Russell and the other ships of the CARAT Task Group took part in a variety of operational events with ships of the Royal Thai Navy during the underway phase of the exercise. CARAT is a regularly scheduled series of bilateral training exercises with several Southeast Asia nations designed to enhance the interoperability of the respective sea services. U.S. Navy photo by Chief Journalist Melinda Larson (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
July 8, 2004
Chief Journalist Melinda Larson
Caption Writer
Dep. Dir. NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
DDG 59
Other Visible Equipment
Plane Number
Not available
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Tail Code
Not available
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