Subject: Photo Of The Day – Indigo Defender 21
Location: Jazirat al Ghurab Island, Saudi Arabia
What’s going on? We have members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces and U.S. Marines assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conduct fire team maneuver drills during exercise Indigo Defender 21 at Jazirat al Ghurab Island, Saudi Arabia, in October 2020.
Indigo Defender 21 was a capstone bilateral maritime exercise between Royal Saudi Naval Forces and U.S. Naval Forces Central Command to enhance their interoperability and strengthen their capacity to maintain regional maritime security and stability.
U.S. Navy landing craft, air cushion attached to Assault Craft Unit 5 departs the beach.
U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Jordan Davis, left, assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, leads members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces.
Members of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces conduct integrated maneuver drills
Photo Source: Photos by Staff Sgt. Donald Holbert, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, U.S. Marine Corps.