Image of the Day: USS Chosin Flexes Her Muscles near Hawaii
The US Navy’s guided-missile cruiser, USS Chosin (hull number CG 65) taking part in the exercise Koa Kai 14-1 in the waters near Hawaii.
Koa Kai, Hawaiian for “Sea Warrior,” is a semiannual exercise in the waters off Hawaii. It is designed to prepare independent deployers in multiple warfare areas and to provide training in a multi-ship environment.
Seven Hawaii-homeported surface ships and two San Diego-based surface ships of the U.S. Navy took part in the exercise that took place from January 24 through January 31.
|USS CHOSIN (CG-65) SPECIFICATIONS|
|Displacement||Approx. 9.600 long tons (9,800 t) full load|
|Speed|| 32.5 knots (60 km/h)/td>|
|Complement||33 officers, 27 Chief Petty Officers, and approx. 340 enlisted|
|Status||In active service, as of 2014|
Naval Today Staff, February 3, 2014;
Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Dustin W. Sisco