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Image: Flight deck crew members aboard the USS Wasp hot refuel an AH-1W Super Cobra.

U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra

USS Wasp (LHD 1), 17 January 1998 — Flight deck crew members aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) hot refuel a U.S. Marine Corps AH-1W Super Cobra, during Joint Task Force Exercise 98-1. More than 30,000 U.S. military personnel are participating in the exercise which is testing joint forces on their ability to deploy rapidly and conduct joint operations during a crisis. All branches of the armed forces are training side-by-side using the latest advances in technology in a simulated high-threat environment that involves air, naval and ground operations. The Super Cobra is attached to Helicopter Medium Squadron 264, Marine Corps Air Station New River, North Carolina.

DOD photo by Airman Apprentice Daniel S. Stokes, U.S. Navy.

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