VIDEO: Exercise Eager Response 18

Published on February 13, 2018 by Nicholas Hoffman

MOHAMMED AL-AHMAD NAVAL BASE, Kuwait (Jan. 12, 2018) U.S. Navy explosive ordnance disposal technicians, assigned to Commander, Task Group 56.1, and Kuwait Naval Force explosive ordnance disposal technicians participate in diving operations, mine response, underwater (UW) search tactics, and UW demolition operations as part of exercise Eager Response 18. The bilateral explosive ordnance disposal military exercise between the State of Kuwait and the United States fortifies military-to-military relationships between the Kuwait Naval Force and U.S. Navy, advances the operational capabilities of Kuwaiti and U.S. forces to operate in the maritime domain, and enhances interoperability and warfighting readiness. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Louis Rojas/Released) 180112-N-XE158-0001