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Navy SEALs Boarding Submarine Via Osprey Seen In Stunning Photos

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U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Westin Warburton

The Department of Defense has released some vivid images of SEALs performing an exercise with a U.S. Navy nuclear-powered guided missile submarine (SSGN). 

The exercise saw East Coast-based Navy SEALs participate in a special operations forces interoperability exercise aboard the Ohio class USS Florida (SSGN-728). This took place on February 26 in the Mediterranean Sea, although the DoD only released the images on March 17.

As you can see below, a CV-22 Osprey, assigned to the USAF’s 7th Special Operations Squadron, 352nd Special Operations Wing, approaches USS Florida. Navy SEALs then prepare to be winched down onto the submarine.

Navy SEALs Boarding Submarine Via Osprey Seen In Stunning Photos
CV-22 Osprey approaches USS Florida. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Westin Warburton
Navy SEALs Boarding Submarine Via Osprey Seen In Stunning Photos
A Navy SEAL overlooks USS Florida from the CV-22 Osprey. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Westin Warburton
Navy SEALs Boarding Submarine Via Osprey Seen In Stunning Photos
The view above USS Florida. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Westin Warburton

As many will quickly remember, the general maneuver was made famous in The Hunt For Red October. The good news is that the SEALs appear to have had an easier time boarding than Jack Ryan did.

Several of the images give…



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