Aerial Replenishment in the Pacific Ocean

PACIFIC OCEAN, 28 June 2024 – A Navy AS-332 Super Puma helicopter delivers supplies to the ballistic missile submarine USS Louisiana during a vertical replenishment. The USS Louisiana serves as an undetectable platform for submarine-launched ballistic missiles, providing the United States with its most survivable leg of the nuclear triad.–Photo By: Navy Seaman Andrew McPeek