Image of the Day: MV-22 Osprey Displays Static Lights


An MV-22 Osprey displays static lights while performing operational testing during night vision device flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8).


Makin Island is the flagship of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and, with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (11th MEU), is deployed in support of maritime security operation and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility.

Press Release, September 25, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Robin W. Peak