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CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA (July 14, 2023) - Navy Diver 1st Class Michael Clutch, assigned to Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit 2 (MDSU-2) performs pre-dive checks aboard ARC Golfo de Morrosquillo (LD 242) during UNITAS LXIV, July 14, 2023. UNITAS is the world’s longest-running maritime exercise. Hosted this year by Colombia, it brings together multinational forces from 20 partner nations, including 26 warships/vessels, three submarines, 25 aircraft (fixed wing/helicopter) and approximately 7,000 people. The exercise trains forces in joint maritime operations that enhance tactical proficiency and increase interoperability with the presence of unmanned air, surface, and submarine systems. Forces will conduct operations off the coast of Cartagena, Colombia, and ashore in Covenas and Barranquilla, Colombia, through July 21. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Hunter S. Harwell)

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