PHOTEX: USS Preble fires Mk 45 5-inch gun in Philippine Sea

130811-N-TX154-027 PHILIPPINE SEA (Aug. 11, 2013) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Preble (DDG 88) fires it’s Mk 45 5 in. lightweight gun during a live-fire exercise. Preble is on patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Paul Kelly/Released)

PHOTEX: USS Momsen firing MK45 gun during Talisman Saber 2013

CORAL SEA (July 17, 2013) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) fires its MK 45 5-inch lightweight gun during live gunnery exercise in support of Talisman Saber 2013. Talisman Saber 2013 is a biennial training activity aimed at improving Australian and U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Gregory A. Harden II (Released) 130717-N-HI414-185