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MUTSU BAY (July 20, 2020) – Mineman 3rd Class Jacob Scott from San Antonio, Texas, operates the vehicle handling system (VHS) to lower the mine neutralization vehicle (MNV) into the water to acquire a visual identification of a mine-like object aboard mine countermeasures ship USS Pioneer (MCM 9) during Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 2JA 2020. MIWEX 2JA is an annual bilateral exercise held between the U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) to strengthen interoperability and increase proficiencies in mine countermeasure operations.

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