Friday, February 10, 2012

Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV)

120206-N-KB666-211 CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (Feb. 6, 2012) Amphibious assault vehicles (AAV) from the amphibious transport dock ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51) make their way toward the shore during an amphibious assault exercise as part of Bold Alligator 2012. Exercise Bold Alligator 2012, the largest naval amphibious exercise in the past 10 years, represents the Navy and Marine Corps' revitalization of the full range of amphibious operations. The exercise focuses on today's fight with today's forces, while showcasing the advantages of seabasing. This exercise will take place Jan. 30 through Feb. 12, 2012 afloat and ashore in and around Virginia and North Carolina. #BA12 (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Gregory N. Juday/Released)

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