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|1204k||U.S. Marine Corps logistics vehicle drives down the ramp of LCU-1630 into the surf at Freshwater Beach, Australia,
during amphibious assault landing operations of Exercise Crocodile '99, 1 October 1999.
Exercise Crocodile '99 is a combined U.S. and Australian military training exercise being conducted at the Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Queensland, Australia.
US Navy photo 991001-N-6234S-008 PH1 Daniel E. Smith.
|61k||LCU-1630 assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1)
embarked aboard amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
offloads an Egyptian armored personnel carrier on the coast of Egypt during multi-national Exercise Bright Star 2005 at Mubarek Military City, Egypt,
2 September 2005. The exercise is an important part of U.S. Central Command's theater engagement strategy and is designed to improve
readiness, interoperability, strengthen the military and professional relationships among U.S., Egyptian and participating forces.
The multinational exercise is held every two years.
US Navy photo by JO1 Kurt P. Wesseling.
|168k||LCU-1630 carrying U.S. Marines assigned to the
13th Marine Expeditionary Unit and
Expeditionary Strike Group One from the amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA-1)
approaches the beach off Mubarek Military City, Egypt, 13 September 2005, during a rehearsal
for a scheduled amphibious assault landing later in the week as part of “Bright Star” Bright Star is multinational exercise held every two years in Egypt.
This exercise is the largest and most significant coalition military exercise, is conducted by U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM).
US. Navy photo 050913-N-9288T-152 by PH2 Brandon A. Teeples
|50k||LCU-1630 ferries Marines, vehicles and their gear to the beach during the Marine Expeditionary Unit offload in Kuwait.
Combined Expeditionary Strike Group 3 provided fleet and joint force commanders with a readily available, configurable force, capable of projecting power from the sea.
US Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bart A. Bauer.
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