Bright Star Exercise 2005 - A Landing Craft utility (LCU)


Bright Star Exercise 2005 - A Landing Craft utility (LCU)

Mubarek Military City, Egypt (Sept. 12, 2005) – A Landing Craft utility (LCU) assigned to Assault Craft Unit One (ACU-1) embarked aboard amphibious assault ship USS Tarawa (LHA 1) makes a beach landing on the coast of Egypt to offload Marines and equipment during Exercise Bright Star 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. U.S. Navy photo by photo by Chief Photographer’s Mate Gary P. Bonaccorso
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