Image of the Day: USS Farragut Fires Lightweight Gun

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) fires its Mk 45 5-inch lightweight gun while conducting a live-fire exercise.

The exercise was undertaken on March 12 in the Atlantic Ocean.

Farragut, part of the Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, will conduct operations in the U.S. Navy’s 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.

Image: US Navy