Saturday, December 25, 2010

PNS Tippu Sultan (FFGH 185)

The Pakistani Tariz-class frigate Tippu Sultan (FFGH 185) passes United States Coast Guard high-endurance cutter Boutwell (WHEC 719) during a formation exercise. Boutwell, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), and ships from seven other countries are participating in the multinational naval exercise AMAN, an Urdu word meaning peace. The 10-day exercise focuses on air, surface and maritime security training and includes representatives from 38 countries as well as ships from 11 nations to include the United States, United Kingdom, Pakistan and Australia. Boutwell and Lake Champlain are deployed as part of the Boxer Amphibious Readiness Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo: U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Daniel Barker/Released)

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