Sunday, June 28, 2009

Exercise Southern Seas Underway

A surfaced Peruvian submarine is underway with the guided-missile frigate USS Kauffman (FFG 59) during a multi-national group sail involving the Peruvian and U.S. navies. Kauffman is deployed with Southern Seas 2009, part of the U.S. Southern Command-led Partnership of the Americas mission focusing on strengthening relationship in the Southern Command area of Focus. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Patrick Grieco/Released)