PANAMA CITY, Florida (April 12, 2021) – Sailors assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Mobile Unit (EODMU) 2 expeditionary mine countermeasures (ExMCM) company 2-2 prepare to launch a Mark 18 Mod 2 unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) from a rigid-hull inflatable boat during an ExMCM certification exercise (CERTEX). The CERTEX brings together all of the components of the ExMCM company, composed of a command and control element, an unmanned systems platoon, an EOD platoon, and a post mission analysis component, in order to conduct the full spectrum of mine countermeasure detect to engage mission. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Jeff Atherton/Released)

Photo by: Chief Petty Officer Jeff Atherto |  VIRIN: 210412-N-AP176-1030.JPG