MOMBASA, Kenya (March 15, 2023) Sailors assigned to Underwater Construction Team (UCT) 1 work alongside Kenyan Navy divers during exercise Cutlass Express 23, March 15, 2022. Cutlass Express 2023, conducted by U.S. Naval Forces Africa (NAVAF) and sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) is designed to assess and improve combined maritime law enforcement techniques, promote safety and security in the western Indian Ocean, and increase interoperability between participating nations. U.S. 6th Fleet, headquartered in Naples, Italy, conducts the full spectrum of joint and naval operations, often in concert with allied and interagency partners, in order to advance U.S. national interests and security and stability in Europe and Africa. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel James Lanari)

Photo by: MC1 Daniel James Lanari |  VIRIN: 230315-N-FV745-1285.JPG