RCN Divers Take Part in Exercise Hydracrab in Guam

SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 19, 2019) A clearance diver assigned to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic prepares to fast-rope from a tower during Exercise Hydracrab. Hydracrab is quadrilateral exercise conducted by forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.S. Naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces to operate as an integrated, capable and potent allied force ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Billy Ho/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 19, 2019) A Sailor assigned to the Royal Australian Navy fast-ropes from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, attached to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, during Exercise Hydracrab. Hydracrab is quadrilateral exercise conducted by forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.S. Naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces to operate as an integrated, capable and potent allied force ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Billy Ho/Released)
SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 19, 2019) Clearance divers assigned to the Royal Canadian Navy’s Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic take up defensive positions after fast-roping from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, attached to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, during Exercise Hydracrab. Hydracrab is quadrilateral exercise conducted by forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.S. Naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces to operate as an integrated, capable and potent allied force ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Billy Ho)
SANTA RITA, Guam (Aug. 19, 2019) Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit (EODMU) 5 monitor the drop zone from an MH-60S Seahawk helicopter, attached to the Island Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25, during a fast-roping evolution during Exercise Hydracrab. Hydracrab is quadrilateral exercise conducted by forces from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and U.S. Naval forces. The purpose of this exercise is to prepare the participating Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) forces to operate as an integrated, capable and potent allied force ready to respond to a changing and complex maritime environment in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class John Philip Wagner Jr./Released)

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