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USS Green Bay (LPD-20) launching RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile during Valiant Shield 160918-N-XM324-297

USS Green Bay (LPD-20) launching RIM-116 Rolling Airframe Missile during Valiant Shield 160918-N-XM324-297

 
 
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Waters near Guam – The amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay launches a rolling airframe missile (RAM) for a live-fire exercise during Valiant Shield 2016. Valiant Shield 2016 is a biennial, U.S.-only, field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces. Green Bay, part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group with embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is participating in Valiant Shield in an effort to increase naval integration and joint capabilities in the event of conflict, contingency, or disaster relief.

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18/09/2016
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National Museum of the U.S. Navy
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Release Authority:.Lt. Pagano, Amphibious Squadron 11 [email protected]