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Arabian Sea (Dec. 2, 2006) -- U.S. Navy Sailors with the mine countermeasures ship USS Ardent (MCM 12) test the motor to a mine neutralization vehicle (MNV) in the Arabian Sea prior to conducting a mine countermeasure exercise. The MNV's mission is to seek and destroy mines; it is used in the region to support maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin K. Thomas (RELEASED)

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Photo description

Photo Date
Dec. 2, 2006
Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin K. Thomas
Caption Writer
Deputy Director, NVNS
Copyright Status
Public domain / free use
Service Branch
US Navy
Primary Equipment
MCM 12
Other Visible Equipment
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Plane Number
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Tail Code
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