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CORAL SEA (July 29, 2023) The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) sails in formation with the Royal Australian Navy Canberra-class landing helicopter dock ship HMAS Adelaide (L01), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Izumo (DDH 183), Republic of Korea Navy amphibious assault ship Marado (LPH 6112), amphibious transport dock ship USS Green Bay (LPD 20), amphibious assault ship USS New Orleans (LPD 18), Royal Australian Navy landing ship HMAS Choules (L100), Republic of Korea Navy destroyer Munmu The Great (DDH 976), guided-missile destroyer USS Rafael Peralta (DDG 115), dry cargo ship USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE-9), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force tank landing ship, JS Shimokita (LST 4002), Royal Australian Navy replenishment oiler HMAS Stalwart and fleet replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) during a formation exercise, as part of Exercise Talisman Sabre, July 29. America, lead ship of the America Amphibious Ready Group, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. U.S. 7th Fleet is the U.S. Navy's largest forward-deployed numbered fleet, and routinely interacts and operates with allies and partners in preserving a free and open Indo-Pacific region. Talisman Sabre is the largest bilateral military exercise between Australia and the United States advancing a free and open Indo-Pacific by strengthening relationships and interoperability among key allies and enhancing our collective capabilities to respond to a wide array of potential security concerns. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas B. Contant)

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Photo by: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas B. Contant
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