US/Allied Forces Conduct Direct Action Tactical Maneuvering

Direct Action Tactical Maneuvering

U.S. Marines assigned to Force Reconnaissance Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force and operators assigned to the Special Operations Engineer Regiment, Special Operations Command Australia, conduct a foot patrol searching for simulated improvised explosive devices during a direct-action tactical maneuvering training evolution as part of 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 video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jasen Moreno-Garcia)
 
Credit to : Petty Officer 2nd Class Jasen MorenoGarcia