BALTOPS 2009

06/08/2009 - USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) leads a formation of ships from 12 different countries through the Baltic Sea June 8, 2009, during the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2009. BALTOPS is an annual exercise hosted by the United States and is intended to improve interoperability with partner nations by conducting realistic training at sea. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Rumbach, U.S. Navy/Released)

06/08/2009 - USS Mount Whitney (LCC/JCC 20) leads a formation of ships from 12 different countries through the Baltic Sea June 8, 2009, during the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2009. BALTOPS is an annual exercise hosted by the United States and is intended to improve interoperability with partner nations by conducting realistic training at sea. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael Rumbach, U.S. Navy/Released)