Image of the Day: USS Laboon Fires MK 45 5-Inch Gun

The guided-missile destroyer USS Laboon (DDG 58) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during a passing exercise with the French navy Horizon-class frigate FS Forbin (620).

The exercise was undertaken on April 26 in the Mediterranean Sea.

Laboon is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe.

Image: US Navy

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