U.S. Navy • Assault Ship USS Essex • Gunnery Exercise (GUNEX) • Pacific Ocean Aug. 24, 2020

U.S. Navy Assault Ship USS Essex

U.S. Navy Sailors participate in a gunnery exercise (GUNEX) aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2020. Ten nations, 22 ships, one submarine, and more than 5,300 personnel are participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific from August 17 to 31 at sea around the Hawaiian Islands.