USS John S. McCain Fires 5-Inch Gun
March 18, 2021
March 16, 2021 - Cmdr. Tin Tran, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56), Capt. Chase Sargeant, commodore of Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, and other crewmembers observe as John S. McCain’s 5-inch gun fires at an unmanned aerial vehicle during a counter unmanned aerial strike training exercise.
John S. McCain is assigned to Task Force 71/DESRON 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jeremy Graham.