Friday, 18 March 2011

INDIAN OCEAN (March 14, 2011) French navy La Fayette-class frigate FS Guepratte (F714) prepares to come alongside the guided-missile frigate USS Stephen W. Groves (FFG 29) as part of a leap frog exercise simulating an underway replenishment as part of Africa Partnership Station (APS) East. APS is an international security cooperation initiative designed to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class William Jamieson)

H/T Marc

1 comment:

mostly cajun said...

Picture doesn/t load, but I am more than mildly amused that your reference to a French ship and an American ship "leap-frogging."

Terribly clever, those French!