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(VIDEO) Watch U.S. Marines Conduct Flight Operations From The Deck Of The USS San Diego

(VIDEO) Watch U.S. Marines Conduct Flight Operations From The Deck Of The USS San Diego Featured Osprey Aboard USS San Diego Osprey Aboard USS San Diego

USS San Diego (LPD-22), a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, was designed to provide the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps with modern, sea-based platforms that are networked, survivable, and built to operate with 21st century transformational platforms, such as the MV-22 Osprey, the (since canceled) Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV), air-cushioned landing craft (LCACs), and future means by which Marines are delivered ashore. An amphibious transport dock, also called a landing platform/dock (LPD), is an amphibious warship that embarks, transports, and lands elements of a landing force for expeditionary warfare missions.

USS San Diego LPD 22 - (VIDEO) Watch U.S. Marines Conduct Flight Operations From The Deck Of The USS San Diego

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In this footage Marines with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 161, under the command of Marine Aircraft Group 16 (MAG-16) and the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW), attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducts flight operations from the flight deck of the USS San Diego (LPD-22) during PHIBRON-MEU Integration. PMINT is the 15th MEU’s first at-sea training giving the Marines the opportunity to work closely with their Navy counterpart to complete mission essential tasks.

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