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Topic: rigid hull inflatable boat

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A rigid-hull inflatable boat and its Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) crew are lowered into the water. The crew will use the boat to help prepare a Mark 105 hydrofoil minesweeping sled for simulated mine-clearing operations during VALIANT BLITZ '89

A rigid-hull inflatable boat and its Helicopter Mine Countermeasures S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT BLITZ '89 Base: Pohang Country: Korea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Ted Salois Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

A member of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) mans the helm of a rigid-hull inflatable boat during VALIANT BLITZ '89. The boat will be used to help prepare a Mark 105 hydrofoil minesweeping sled for simulated mine-clearing operations

A member of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) mans t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: VALIANT BLITZ '89 Base: Pohang Country: Korea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Ted Salois Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Crewmen aboard the Coast Guard large patrol craft USCGC KISKA (WPB-1336) use a crane to lower a rigid-hull inflatable boat into the water during Operation Steel Box. The KISKA is in place to provide security during the delivery of chemical munitions to the Johnston atoll

Crewmen aboard the Coast Guard large patrol craft USCGC KISKA (WPB-133...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: STEEL BOX Country: Johnston Atoll Scene Camera Operator: SSGT James M. Bowman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

Coast Guardsmen aboard a rigid-hull inflatable boat pass through the harbor as the Military Sealift Command auxiliary crane ship GOPHER STATE (T-ACS-4) tied up to the pier behind them during Operation Steel Box. The GOPHER STATE is delivering chemical munitions to the U.S. Army Chemical Activity on the atoll for storage and disposal

Coast Guardsmen aboard a rigid-hull inflatable boat pass through the h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: STEEL BOX Country: Johnston Atoll Scene Camera Operator: SSGT James M. Bowman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

Crewmen aboard the Coast Guard large patrol craft USCGC KISKA (WPB-1336) remove the tie-downs from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during Operation Steel Box. The KISKA is in place to provide security during the delivery of chemical munitions to Johnston Atoll. One of the delivery ships, the Military Sealift Command auxiliary crane ship FLICKERTAIL STATE (T-ACS-5), is in the background beyond the tug boat

Crewmen aboard the Coast Guard large patrol craft USCGC KISKA (WPB-133...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: STEEL BOX Country: Pacific Ocean(POC) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT. James M. Bowman Release Status: Released to Public Combine... more

A 24-foot rigid-hull inflatable boat is lowered over the side of the guided missile destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51)

A 24-foot rigid-hull inflatable boat is lowered over the side of the g...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: James R. Giusti Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from the guided missile destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51) ride in a 24-foot rigid-hull inflatable boat

Sailors from the guided missile destroyer USS ARLEIGH BURKE (DDG 51) r...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: James R. Giusti Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A starboard quarter view of a Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) rigid-hull inflatable boat underway

A starboard quarter view of a Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) rigid-hull...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A member of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 boards a Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) rigid-hull inflatable boat secured alongside the amphibious transport dock USS AUSTIN (LPD-4)

A member of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 boards a Special Boat Unit 20 (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A member of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 boards a Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) rigid-hull inflatable boat secured alongside the amphibious transport dock USS AUSTIN (LPD-4)

A member of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 boards a Special Boat Unit 20 (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) riding in a rigid-hull inflatable boat pass astern of the dock landing ship USS GUNSTON HALL (LSD-44)

Members of Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) riding in a rigid-hull inflat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 board a Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) rigid-hull inflatable boat secured alongside the amphibious transport dock USS AUSTIN (LPD-4)

Members of Sea-Air-Land (SEAL) Team 8 board a Special Boat Unit 20 (SB...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 John Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) approach the well deck of the amphibious transport dock USS DULUTH (LPD-6) in a rigid-hull inflatable boat. Two Mark 105 hydrofoil minesweeping sleds are in the well deck of the DULUTH. HM-15 is using the DULUTH as a base of operations during the joint U.S.-Canadian fleet Exercise Marcot '93

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) approac...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MARCOT '93 Base: USS Duluth (LPD 6) Country: Strait Of Juan De Fuca Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David Kruse Release Status: R... more

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) watch from a rigid-hull inflatable boat as one of the squadron's MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters hovers near the amphibious transport dock USS DULUTH (LPD-6). The Sea Dragon is towing a Mark 105 hydrofoil minesweeping sled. Elements of HM-15 are using the DULUTH as a base of operations during the joint U.S.-Canadian fleet exercise MARCOT '93

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) watch f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MARCOT '93 Country: Strait Of Juan De Fuca Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David J. Kruse Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) watch from a rigid-hull inflatable boat as one of the squadron's MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopters hovers near the amphibious transport dock USS DULUTH (LPD-6). The Sea Dragon is towing a Mark 105 hydrofoil minesweeping sled. Elements of HM-15 are using the DULUTH as a base of operations during the joint U.S.-Canadian fleet exercise MARCOT '93

Members of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 (HM-15) watch f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MARCOT '93 Country: Strait Of Juan De Fuca Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David J. Kruse Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

Members of Special Boat Unit 4 (SBU-4) operate a rigid-hull inflatable boat at high speed during the joint service Exercise Ocean Venture '93

Members of Special Boat Unit 4 (SBU-4) operate a rigid-hull inflatable...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: OCEAN VENTURE '93 State: Puerto Rico (PR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 (Dv) Glen Hurd ... more

Sailors from the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY climb aboard the destroyer USS DEYO (DD-989) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat as part of an exchange of observers and crewmen during exercise BALTOPS '93. For the first time in the 22-year history of BALTOPS, the Eastern European countries of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Russia were invited to participate in the non-military phases of the exercise. DEYO is serving as flagship for the exercise commander

Sailors from the Russian navy Krivak I class frigate BDITELNY climb ab...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BALTOPS '93 Country: Baltic Sea Scene Camera Operator: CMDR. Nathan Jones Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... more

Coast Guard personnel conduct port security operations in CHA 2, a rigid-hull inflatable boat, at Port au Prince, Haiti during Operation Restore Democracy. Exact Date Shot Unknown

Coast Guard personnel conduct port security operations in CHA 2, a rig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: RESTORE DEMOCRACY Base: Port Au Prince Country: Haiti (HTI) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Publi... more

Members of Small Boat Unit Twenty (SBU-20) conduct training in a 24-foot Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) off the coast

Members of Small Boat Unit Twenty (SBU-20) conduct training in a 24-fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nas, Roosevelt Roads State: Puerto Rico (PR) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Michael J. Rinaldi Release Status: R... more

RHIB Boat

RHIB Boat

(Nov. 21, 1997) Northern Persian Gulf. . . .A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), makes a pass by the U.S. Navy destroyer USS Benfold (DDG 65). The ship, home ported in San Diego, California , is currently deplo... more

A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), passes the US Navy guided missile destroyer USS BENFOLD (DDG 65). The ship, home ported in San Diego, California , is currently deployed with the nuclear powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) battle group under the US Navys Fifth Fleet. BENFOLD is currently conducting Multinational Maritime Interception Operations as part of the UN sanctions against Iraq. Persian Gulf, Operation SOUTHERN WATCH

A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), passes the US Navy guided missile...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rebecca Kearns, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

The cable, hook and strap assembly are seen as CHIEF PETTY Officer Raymond D. Cary and Boatswain's Mate Second Class from USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), to observe the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (not shown) being lowered in to the water to provide assistance for a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). MCCAIN is deployed in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up

The cable, hook and strap assembly are seen as CHIEF PETTY Officer Ray...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The Rescue and Assistance team from USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), loads the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat to provide assistance a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). MCCAIN is on station in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up

The Rescue and Assistance team from USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), loads...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Rescue and Assistance team quickly loads into the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to respond to a fishing boat in distress. The AEGIS destroyer is deployed in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build up

Rescue and Assistance team quickly loads into the Rigid Hull Inflatabl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria J. Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Boatswain's Mate Second Class from USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), observes as the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat is lowered into position after providing assistance for a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). MCCAIN is deployed in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up

Boatswain's Mate Second Class from USS JOHN S. MCCAIN (DDG-56), observ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The Rescue and Assistance team from USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56), prepares the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (ft view) for launch to provide assistance to a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). MCCAIN is on station in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up

The Rescue and Assistance team from USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56), prep...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) leave the ship in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to rig up a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat. ROBERTS (not shown) was patrolling the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) leave the ship in a Rigid ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) use a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat to help rig up a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat. ROBERTS was patrolling the Arabian Gulf in support of the SWA build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) use a Rigid Hull Inflatabl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) prepare to leave the ship in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to rig up a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). The ROBERTS was patrolling the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) prepare to leave the ship ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) prepare to leave the ship in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to rig up a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown). ROBERTS was patrolling the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) prepare to leave the ship ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Craig Strawser, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) use the ship's Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to pull a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat. ROBERTS was patrolling the Arabian Gulf in support of the SWA build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Sailors from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) use the ship's Rigid Hull ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Matt Oravets, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class Bill Wendsel, and Engineman 3rd Class Jared Clarkson from USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) prepare to use a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat to help rig up a towing line to a disabled Iranian fishing boat. ROBERTS (not shown) was patrolling the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up when she received orders to assist this ship in distress

Electrician's Mate 2nd Class Matt Oravets, Boatswain's Mate 3rd Class ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Thomas Eckert throws a line out from the fantail of USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG-58) to his shipmates in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB). The RHIB pulled the line out to a disabled Iranian fishing boat (not shown) that needs to be towed to shore. ROBERTS is patrolling the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build-up

Boatswain's Mate 2nd Class Thomas Eckert throws a line out from the fa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Craig Strawser Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56) Boarding security team members inspects life vests prior to boarding an Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (not shown) during a Maritime Interception Operation (MIO) in the North Arabian Gulf in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build up

Onboard USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56) Boarding security team members in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John S. Mccain (DDG 56) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Onboard USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56) GUNNER's Mate Second Class (Surface Warfare) Marvin Haynes, inspects his lifevest prior to boarding an Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (not shown) as a security team member during a Maritime Interception Operation (MIO) in the North Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build up

Onboard USS JOHN S. MC CAIN (DDG-56) GUNNER's Mate Second Class (Surfa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John S. Mccain (DDG 56) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

USS JOHN S. MC CAIN's (DDG-56) Boarding team team members quickly loads into the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (not shown) during a Maritime Interception Operation (MIO). The AEGIS destroyer is deployed in the Arabian Sea in support of the Southwest Asia (SWA) build up

USS JOHN S. MC CAIN's (DDG-56) Boarding team team members quickly load...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John S. Mccain (DDG 56) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Gloria Barry Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

EN3 William Crosby (Hometown: St. Francisville, Louisiana) and EM2 Louis Gonzalez (Hometown: Los Angeles, California) of HM-15 conducts Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) operations near USS INCHON (MCS-12). The RHIB operations were designed to help crewmembers from HM-15 and USS INCHON practice lowering the MK 105 Sled into the water. HM-15 is currently embarked on USS INCHON which is operating in the Adriatic Sea, supporting Operation Shining Hope, a joint, combined NATO and U.S. military humanitarian relief effort in conjunction with civilian relief agencies. Operation Shining Hope is bringing relief to thousands of refugees (not shown) created from the recent unrest in the Kosovo region

EN3 William Crosby (Hometown: St. Francisville, Louisiana) and EM2 Lou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SUSTAIN HOPE Country: Adriatic Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2(Aw) Brian Mcfadden Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

Ecuadorian Navy Lieutenant Commander Oswaldo Unda, boards USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) "the old fashioned way," via a RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) and climbs his way to the main deck. Reuben James is conducting training operations with the Ecuadorian navy while en route to Exercise TEAMWORK SOUTH '99. Reuben James will be conducting bilateral operations with the Chilean navy

Ecuadorian Navy Lieutenant Commander Oswaldo Unda, boards USS REUBEN J...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TEAMWORK SOUTH '99 Base: USS Reuben James (FFG 57) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Chris Desmond, USN Release Status: Released to ... more

Crewmen from USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) hoist their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) aboard ship while off the coast of Ecuador while en route to the bilateral Exercise TEAMWORK SOUTH '99. Reuben James will be conducting bilateral operations with the Chilean navy

Crewmen from USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) hoist their RHIB (Rigid Hull In...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TEAMWORK SOUTH '99 Base: USS Reuben James (FFG 57) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Chris Desmond, USN Release Status: Released to ... more

Crewmen from USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) prepare to hoist a RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) aboard while off the coast of Ecuador. Reuben James will be conducting bilateral operations with the Chilean navy during exercise TEAMWORK SOUTH '99

Crewmen from USS REUBEN JAMES (FFG 57) prepare to hoist a RHIB (Rigid ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: TEAMWORK SOUTH '99 Base: USS Reuben James (FFG 57) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Chris Desmond, USN Release Status: Released to ... more

Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINTON (CVN 73), leave the ship in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to assist the Bahrain government with the recovery of Gulf Air Flight 072, which crashed into the Persian Gulf off the northern coast of Bahrain yesterday

Sailors from the aircraft carrier USS GEORGE WASHINTON (CVN 73), leave...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: SOUTHERN WATCH 2000 Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Country: Bahrain (BHR) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Carrie-Anne Gonzal... more

Boatswains Mate Third Class (BM3)(SW) Travis White of West Palm Beach, Florida, pilots the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) around the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) during a security inspection at Naval Base Yokosuka, Japan

Boatswains Mate Third Class (BM3)(SW) Travis White of West Palm Beach,...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Alex C. Witte, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... more

CHIEF Warrant Officer (CWO2) Luis E. Rodriguez of Bayamon, Puerto Rico signals to lift a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from the Red Sea aboard USS GEORGE WASHINGTON (CVN 73)

CHIEF Warrant Officer (CWO2) Luis E. Rodriguez of Bayamon, Puerto Rico...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss George Washington (CVN 73) Country: Red Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Scott Campbell, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Crowds of spectators watch from the bank of the Ohio River as US Navy (USN) Sailors aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) armed with a .50 GAU-19/A rotary machine gun on the bow and a 7.62mm GAU-17/A minigun on the stern, prepare for a demonstration, during Thunder Over Louisville (TOL), the worlds largest fireworks and pyrotechnics show, conducted in Louisville, Kentucky (KY)

Crowds of spectators watch from the bank of the Ohio River as US Navy ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Louisville State: Kentucky (KY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Tom Jones, USN Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Members of the Saint Lucian Coast Guard work aboard their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat performing tacticle maneuvers off the coast of Saint Lucia. Members of the 820th Red Horse Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, who are building the Marine Police a new barracks building as part of Operation NEW HORIZONS, got to see what the Coast Guard does on a daily basis off the coast of Saint Lucia. Approximately 100 Marine, Army and Air Force personnel have deployed to Saint Lucia as part of the New Horizons. The operation has a two fold mission of readiness training and humanitarian assistance in the Caribbean and Latin America

Members of the Saint Lucian Coast Guard work aboard their Rigid Hull I...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NEW HORIZONS Country: Saint Lucia (LCA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Steven Pearsall, USAF Release Status: Released to Public ... more

A US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter drops swimmers near their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), while conducting helicopter casting operating, during Exercise KERNEL BLITZ 2001

A US Marine Corps (USMC) CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter drops swimmers ne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: KERNEL BLITZ 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: 1ST Marine Expeditionary Force Scene Camera Operator: CPL Matth... more

French divers go over the side of their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while conducting Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) operations during training for the mine countermeasures Exercise ARABIAN GAUNTLET 2001. The USS ARDENT (MCM-12) is visible in the background

French divers go over the side of their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ARABIAN GAUNTLET 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Tina M. Ackerman, USN Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

French and Kuwaiti Divers from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Units tend to their gear onboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), in the Persian Gulf, while conducting training for the mine countermeasures Exercise ARABIAN GAUNTLET 2001

French and Kuwaiti Divers from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Units...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ARABIAN GAUNTLET 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Tina M. Ackerman, USN Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

US Navy (USN) Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class (AO3) Timothy Parks, mans the .50 caliber machine gun mount, as he and his shipmates participate in a simulated small boat attack exercise, on the fantail of the aircraft carrier USS HARRY S. TURMAN (CVN 75). An orange Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) is underway in the background

US Navy (USN) Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class (AO3) Timothy Parks, ma...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Uss Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 H. Dwain Willis, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... more

US Navy (USN) Electronics Technician First Class (ET1) Surface Warfare (SW) Eric Fernelius, Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2), pilots a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), during a daily patrol of the Guantanamo River. From US Navy (USN) "All Hands" Magazine, August 2001 Issue

US Navy (USN) Electronics Technician First Class (ET1) Surface Warfare...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay Country: Cuba (CUB) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bob Houlihan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Se... more

A US Navy (USN) Sailor assigned to Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2), Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, pilots a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), during a daily patrol of the Guantanamo River. From the US Navy (USN) "ALL HANDS" Magazine, August 2001 Issue

A US Navy (USN) Sailor assigned to Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2), Nava...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay Country: Cuba (CUB) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bob Houlihan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

US Navy (USN) Builder Third Class (BU3) Joe Cochan (left) and USN MASTER-at-Arms First Class (MA1) Surface Warfare (SW), Eric Fernelius, assigned to Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2) man a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), during a daily patrol of the Guantanamo River. From the US Navy (USN) "ALL HANDS" Magazine, August 2001 Issue

US Navy (USN) Builder Third Class (BU3) Joe Cochan (left) and USN MAST...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay Country: Cuba (CUB) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bob Houlihan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

US Navy (USN) Electronics Technician First Class (ET1) Surface Warfare (SW) Eric Fernelius, assigned to Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2), hails a fisherman from his Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), while conduction Game Warden operations in the waters near Naval Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. From the US Navy (USN) "ALL HANDS" Magazine, August 2001 Issue

US Navy (USN) Electronics Technician First Class (ET1) Surface Warfare...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay Country: Cuba (CUB) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bob Houlihan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

US Navy (USN) Builder Third Class (BU3) Joe Cochan (left) and USN MASTER-at-Arms First Class (MA1) Surface Warfare (SW), Eric Fernelius, assigned to Harbor Patrol Unit Two (HP-2) man a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), during a daily patrol of the Guantanamo River. From the US Navy (USN) "ALL HANDS" Magazine, August 2001 Issue

US Navy (USN) Builder Third Class (BU3) Joe Cochan (left) and USN MAST...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay Country: Cuba (CUB) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Bob Houlihan, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Crewmembers assigned to USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62) (not shown), man the ship's 21-foot Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while patrolling the perimeter of the ship. Fitzgerald is moored at the Naval Ammunition Pier, Naval Air Station at North Island, taking on ordnance after a scheduled overhaul period. The Navy increased security on bases and ships due to the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington DC

Crewmembers assigned to USS FITZGERALD (DDG 62) (not shown), man the s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Diego State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Charles P. Cavanaugh, USN Release Status: Re... more

Using a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), crewmembers from the USS ANTIETAM board a ship during Maritime Intercept Operations, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Using a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), crewmembers from the USS AN...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM 2001 Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Andrew Meyers, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

SEAMAN Chris Martin, USN, gives the thumps up signal as Egyptian Marines clear the LCU (Landing Craft Utility) ramp in their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault boats. Members of American and Egyptian Armed Forces work e-by-e to simulate a Marine amphibious assault on the beach as part of BRIGHT STAR 01-02. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win...

SEAMAN Chris Martin, USN, gives the thumps up signal as Egyptian Marin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: SEAMAN Chris Martin, USN, gives the thumps up signal as Egyptian Marines clear the LCU (Landing Craft Utility) ramp in their RHI... more

Egyptian Marines carry their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault boat onto the Navy assault craft. Marines and naval personnel from numerous nations are active participants in both the sea and the beaches of Egypt during this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win side-by-side with our allies and regional partners

Egyptian Marines carry their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR 01-02 Base: Mubarak Military City Country: Egypt (EGY) Scene Camera Operator: SRA D. Myles Cullen, USAF Release ... more

After departing the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility), the Egyptian Marine Company in their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) boats prepare for a high-speed simulated assault on the beach. Marines and Naval personnel from numerous nations are active participants in both the sea and the beaches of Egypt during this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if...

After departing the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility), the Egyptian Mar...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: After departing the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility), the Egyptian Marine Company in their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) boa... more

Egyptian Marines carry their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault boats to the sea where they will carry it onto a Navy Landing Craft Utility (LCU). The LCU will take the Egyptian Marines apoximately two miles out to sea at which point the Marines begin a simulated amphibious attack. Marines and midshipman from numerous nations are active participants in both the sea and the beaches of Egypt during this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It...

Egyptian Marines carry their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Egyptian Marines carry their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault boats to the sea where they will carry it onto... more

Egyptian Marines wait on the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility) with their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault boats. The LCU will take the Egyptian Marines approximately two miles out to sea at which point the Marines begin a simulated amphibious attack on the beach as part of Exercise BRIGHT STAR 01-02. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if necessary, fight and win...

Egyptian Marines wait on the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility) with the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Egyptian Marines wait on the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility) with their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) amphibious assault bo... more

Navy Seam Chris Martin helps Egypti Marine Officers after they push Egypti RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) assault boat out to sea. Marines d Navy personnel from numerous nations are active participts in both the sea d the beaches of Egypt during this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more th 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhce regional stability d military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, d our regional partners. It prepares US Central Commd to rapidly deploy d employ the armed forces to deter aggressors d, if necessary, fight d win side-by-side with our allies...

Navy Seam Chris Martin helps Egypti Marine Officers after they push Eg...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Navy SEAMAN Chris Martin helps Egyptian Marine Officers after they push an Egyptian RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) assault bo... more

Navy SEAMAN Chris Martin gives the thumbs-up to close the hatch after all the Egyptian Marines in their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat) boats clear the Navy LCU (Landing Craft Utility). Marines and Navy personnel from numerous nations are active participants in both the sea and the beaches of Egypt during this year's BRIGHT STAR 01-02 exercise. BRIGHT STAR is a multinational exercise involving more than 74,000 troops from 44 countries that is designed to enhance regional stability and military-to-military cooperation among the US, our key allies, and our regional partners. It prepares US Central Command to rapidly deploy and employ the armed forces to deter aggressors and, if...

Navy SEAMAN Chris Martin gives the thumbs-up to close the hatch after ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Navy SEAMAN Chris Martin gives the thumbs-up to close the hatch after all the Egyptian Marines in their RHIB (Rigid Hull Inflata... more

An USN Harbor Patrol Craft and a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) patrol the waters at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

An USN Harbor Patrol Craft and a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) patr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pearl Harbor State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL S. D. Martin, Usmc Release Status: Released ... more

Onboard a RHIB (Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat) a Lieutenant Junior Grade from the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Deck Department, Second Division, and a Boat Engineer from the Engineering Department, Auxiliaries Division, conduct training for the ships bridge team on launch and recovery procedures. They do this to ensure the entire bridge team understands what is involved in launching and recovering the boats

Onboard a RHIB (Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat) a Lieutenant Junior Grade ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jessica L.... more

A stern view of the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) as it moves away from the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) (not shown). The RHIB is part of the Deck Department, Second Division, training for ship's bridge team on launch and recovery procedures of the boats

A stern view of the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) as it moves away...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jessica L.... more

A Hull Maintenance Technician 1ST Class from the Engineering Department, Repair Division, looks over at the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) while conducting training in a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB). Second Division conducted training for bridge team personnel on launching and recovery of the RHIB boat. They do this to ensure the entire bridge team understands what is involved in launching and recovering the boats

A Hull Maintenance Technician 1ST Class from the Engineering Departmen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jessica L.... more

A Lieutenant Junior Grade from the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Deck Department, Second Division, and a Boat Engineer from Engineering Department, Auxiliaries Division, use a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to conduct training for the ship's bridge team on launch and recovery procedures. They do this to ensure the entire bridge team understands what is involved in launching and recovering the boats

A Lieutenant Junior Grade from the USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Deck Departm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jessica L.... more

The USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Deck Department, Second Division, lowers a Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to conduct training for the ship's bridge team on boat launch and recovery procedures

The USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) Deck Department, Second Division, lowers a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Uss Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Kitty Hawk Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jessica L.... more

Members of a US Navy (USN) Special Boat Unit (SBU) operate their 11-meter Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while providing security for the USN AUSTIN CLASS: Amphibious Transport Dock, USS SHERVEPORT (LPD 12), while conducting Leadership Interdiction Operations, (LIO), in the North Arabian Sea, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Members of a US Navy (USN) Special Boat Unit (SBU) operate their 11-me...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Kevin H. Tierney, USN Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

VBSS Team Member

VBSS Team Member

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 15, 2002) The Smallboat Coxswain maneuvers a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to the pilot's ladder to pick up the Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from aboard US... more

Crew members on board the Australian Navy Kanimbla (Newport) Class (LCCH/LLP) Amphibious Forces Ship Her Majestys Australian Ship (HMAS) KANIMBLA (L 51) prepare lower a Rigid Hull Inflatable boat (RHIB) assigned to US Navy's Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) Detachment 'November' over the side. Both countries are conducting joint Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Crew members on board the Australian Navy Kanimbla (Newport) Class (LC...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Hmas Kanimbla (L 51) Scene Major Command Shown: Ships - Foreign - Australia Scene Camera Operator: PH2... more

Crew members on board the Australian Navy Kanimbla (Newport) Class (LCCH/LLP) Amphibious Forces Ship Her Majestys Australian Ship (HMAS) KANIMBLA (L 51) prepare to launch a Rigid Hull Inflatable boat (RHIB) assigned to US Navy's Special Boat Unit 20 (SBU-20) Detachment 'November'. Both countries are conducting joint Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Crew members on board the Australian Navy Kanimbla (Newport) Class (LC...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Hmas Knimbla (L 51) Scene Major Command Shown: Ships - Foreign - Australia Scene Camera Operator: PH2 ... more

VBSS Team

VBSS Team

Operation Enduring Freedom (Jan. 15, 2002) The small boat coxswain maneuvers the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to the pilot's ladder to pick up the Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from the me... more

US Navy (USN) Engineman (EN) Fire Control Technician (FT) Justin Hollis mans the controls of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) during a passenger transfer from Guided Missile Frigate USS Doyle (FFG 39) (background), during the 43rd annual UNITAS exercises. UNITAS is the largest multi-national naval exercise conducted with naval forces from the Caribbean Sea, South and Central America and the USN. The exercises focus on building multinational coalition while promoting hemispheric defense and mutual cooperation

US Navy (USN) Engineman (EN) Fire Control Technician (FT) Justin Holli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS 43-03 Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: VC-6 Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Martin Maddock, USN Release Status:... more

A Colombian Navy (Armada De La Repbulica) Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team comes aboard the US Navy (USN) Guided Missile Cruiser USS YORKTOWN (CG 48), from their Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while conducting a Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) training exercise, during the 43rd annual UNITAS Exercise. UNITAS is the largest multi-national naval exercise conducted with naval forces from the Caribbean Sea, South and Central America and the USN. The exercises focus on building multinational coalition while promoting hemispheric defense and mutual cooperation

A Colombian Navy (Armada De La Repbulica) Vessel Boarding Search and S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS 43-03 Base: Uss Yorktown (CG 48) Scene Major Command Shown: USS Yorktown (CG 48) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Martin Mad... more

A Colombian Navy (Armada De La Repbulica) Vessel Boarding Search and Seizure (VBSS) team conducts a Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO) training exercise, onboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while participating in the 43rd annual UNITAS Exercise. UNITAS is the largest multi-national naval exercise conducted with naval forces from the Caribbean Sea, South and Central America and the USN. The exercises focus on building multinational coalition while promoting hemispheric defense and mutual cooperation

A Colombian Navy (Armada De La Repbulica) Vessel Boarding Search and S...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS 43-03 Country: Unknown Scene Major Command Shown: USS Yorktown (CG 48) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Martin Maddock, USN ... more

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Port Security Unit (PSU) Training Detachment (TRADET) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) speeds past the pier, while conducting patrol the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina (SC), during Exercise HARBOR SHIELD 2002

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Port Security Unit (PSU) Training Detachment (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HARBOR SHIELD 2002 Base: Charleston State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator... more

US Coast Guard (USCG) Port Security Unit (PSU) Training Detachment (TRADET) personnel operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while conducting patrol the harbor at Charleston, South Carolina (SC), during Exercise HARBOR SHIELD 2002

US Coast Guard (USCG) Port Security Unit (PSU) Training Detachment (TR...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HARBOR SHIELD 2002 State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Joann S. Mak... more

Using a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) members of the United States Coast Guard (USCG) intercept the container ship "Ever Repute" on the Ashley River, during the Charleston Harbor's largest anti-terrorism exercise, Harbor Shield 2002, in South Carolina

Using a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RIB) members of the United States ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Charleston Harbor State: South Carolina (SC) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Dominic Hauser, USAF Release St... more

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) crew assigned to the USN OLIVER HAZARD PERRY CLASS; Guided Missile Frigate USS SAMUEL B. ROBERTS (FFG 58) look on as their ship arrives for a scheduled port visit at Souda Bay, Crete, Greece

A US Navy (USN) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) crew assigned to the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Zimbabwe (ZWE) Scene Major Command Shown: Frigate FFG-58 Scene Camera Operator: Paul Farley, CIV Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (background), from the Valdez Marine Safety Office, Valdez, Alaska is used to block the path of a civilian vessel, which entered a restricted area, during a harbor security exercise at Port Valdez, Alaska, during Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 2002

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (background)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NORTHERN EDGE 2002 Base: Port Of Valdez State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (background), from the Valdez Marine Safety Office, Valdez, Alaska, approaches the stern of a civilian vessel, which entered a restricted area, during a harbor security exercise at Port Valdez, Alaska, during Exercise NORTHERN EDGE 2002

A US Coast Guard (USCG) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (background)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: NORTHERN EDGE 2002 Base: Port Of Valdez State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TS... more

As members of Troop B, 9th Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 4th Infantry Division, hit the water after jumping from the hovering CH-47 Chinook, their colleagues race toward them in a Rigid-Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) as part of their water insertion training

As members of Troop B, 9th Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 4th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fort Carson State: Colorado (CO) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Major Command Shown: FORSCOM Scene Camera Operator: Don Sullivan,... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) team from the USN SPRUANCE CLASS: Destroyer, USS CUSHING (DD 985) (not shown), use a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to secure and inspect a foreign merchant vessel suspected of carrying illegal oil in the Arabian Sea, while conducting Maritime Interception Operations (MIO) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Visit Board Search and Seizure (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH2 (Sw) Michael Sandberg, USN Release Status: Released to Publi... more

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Very Shallow Waters Mine Counter Measures Command (VSWMCM) use a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) to lower a Battle-Space Preparation Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (BPAUV) into the water during mine hunting and ocean mapping exercises conducted in the Pacific Ocean, during Exercise MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE 2002 (MC-02)

US Navy (USN) Sailors assigned to the Very Shallow Waters Mine Counter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: MILLENNIUM CHALLENGE 2002 Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Dawn C. Montgomery, USN Release Status: Rel... more

A Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team, consisting of US Navy (USN) and US Coast Guard (USCG) Sailors, assigned to Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET) #106, aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), approach the starboard side of an unidentified Dhow boat, suspected of smuggling oil out of Iraq, to conduct Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO), in the Arabian Sea during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A Visit Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team, consisting of US Navy (U...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PHC Johnny R. Wilson, USN Release Status: Released to Public Com... more

A Royal Navy (British), Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team, from the TYPE 42 CLASS; Destroyer, Her Majestys Ship (HMS) CARDIFF (D 108) (not shown), operates a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while conducting Maritime Interdiction Operations (MIO), in the Arabian Sea. HMS CARDIFF along with other coalition ships is operating in the Central Command Area of Responsibility (AOR) supporting United Nations sanctions, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A Royal Navy (British), Visit, Board, Search and Seizure (VBSS) Team, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Brien Aho, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inf...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from a forward location. A RHIB is a high-speed, high- buoyancy,... more

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (right) and Mark V Special Operations Craft (left) from a forward location

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inf...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) (right) and Mark V Special Operations Craft (left) from a forward... more

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inf...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from a forward location. A RHIB is a high-speed, high- buoyancy,... more

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inf...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen operate a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) from a forward location. A RHIB is a high-speed, high- buoyancy,... more

A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber machine gun from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber m...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber machine gun from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while operating at a forward loca... more

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) team operate with a Mark V Special Operations Craft

Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen from a Rigid Hull Inflat...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewmen from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) team operate with a Mark V Special Operations Craft at a forward loc... more

A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber machine gun from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat

A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber m...

Central Command Area of Responsibility (Feb. 18, 2003) A Naval Special Warfare combatant-craft crewman fires his 50 caliber machine gun from a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) while operating at a forward loca... more

Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB).

Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull...

Norfolk, Va. (Feb. 25, 2003) Ensign Elton Potts of Nashville, Tenn., stands watch on the Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) as the boat officer guiding the USS George Washington (CVN 73) during her transit from ... more

USS Gary at sea in the Gulf of Aden

USS Gary at sea in the Gulf of Aden

Gulf of Aden (Mar. 07, 2003) A Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) makes a return trip from the frigate USS Gary (FFG 51), to the amphibious command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC-20) after transferr... more

US Navy (USN) Electrician's Mate Second Class (EM2) Chris Grahm, Special Warfare Combat Crewmen (SWCC), stationed with Commander Task Unit (CTU-55.4.3) waits to board a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), while operating in the Arabian Sea conducting deep/shallow water mine counter measure operations to clear shipping lanes for humanitarian relief, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Navy (USN) Electrician's Mate Second Class (EM2) Chris Grahm, Speci...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Brien Aho, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

US Marine Corps (USMC) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Justin Roberts, sits aboard a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB), as a escort for K-Dog, a bottlenose dolphin from Commander Task Unit 55.4.3 (CTU-55.4.3), after conducting deep/shallow water mine counter measure operations to clear shipping lanes for humanitarian relief, while forwardly deployed in the Arabian Sea, in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) STAFF Sergeant (SSGT) Justin Roberts, sits aboa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Country: Arabian Sea Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Brien Aho, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3

Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inf...

Arabian Gulf (Mar. 23, 2003) Deck Department personnel observe the night launch of a Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). Kearsarge is operating in suppor... more