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Vertical replenishment

A photomontage showing an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to the "Dragon Whales" of Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight engaged in vertical replenishment, a method of supply of seaborne vessels. Here, it can be seen flying between USS Harry S. Truman and the Military Sealift Command ammunition ship USNS Mount Baker carrying a payload of bombs.

Photo: John L. Beeman, United States Navy

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