Griffin Missile Exercise 19

191215-A-ZG558-1306 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard fires the Mark-38 25 mm machine gun during the gun exercise (GUNEX) aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman) 
191215-A-ZG558-1306 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard fires the Mark-38 25 mm machine gun during the gun exercise (GUNEX) aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman) 

191214-A-ZG558-1298 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Ismael Nunez checks the temperature of the ammo locker before the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)
191214-A-ZG558-1298 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Ismael Nunez checks the temperature of the ammo locker before the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191214-A-ZG558-1300 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Steven Saikaly uses an Ailadade before the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191214-A-ZG558-1301 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Steven Saikaly and Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard use a long-range acoustic device (LRAD) before the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191214-A-ZG558-1302 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard, right, and Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Ismael Nunez conduct maintenance on the Mark-38 25 mm machine gun system in preparation for a gun exercise (GUNEX) after the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191214-A-ZG558- 1304 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Brandon Heidrick stands by to fire the 50. cal machine gun for a gun exercise (GUNEX) after the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191214-A-ZG558-1305 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard stands by to fire the Mark-38 25 mm machine gun after the test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

191215-A-ZG558-1306 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Shane Howard fires the Mark-38 25 mm machine gun during the gun exercise (GUNEX) aboard the coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman) 

191215-A-ZG558-1307 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 14, 2019) The coastal patrol ship USS Hurricane (PC 3), left, moors to the coastal patrol ship USS Sirocco (PC 6). U.S. 5th Fleet and coalition assets are participating in Maritime Security Exercise to ensure maritime stability and security in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terrell Sherman)

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