Tuesday, December 21, 2010

USS Scout (MCM 8)

A demolition charge detonates 1,500 meters from the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Scout (MCM 8). The charge was built and detonated by Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit (EODMU) 1 and Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit (MDSU) 2, attached to Combined Task Group 56.1, during joint mine countermeasures training. Scout is attached to Combined Task Force 151 deployed supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (Photo: U.S. Navy/ Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Joshua Lee Kelsey/Released)

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