Firing 'Old Glory' Mark 45 Gun
January 22, 2021
January 14, 2021 - The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) fires its 'Old Glory' Mark 45 5-inch gun during a live-fire exercise portion of Exercise Atlas Handshake in the Atlantic Ocean. Porter, forward deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its ninth patrol in the U.S. 6th fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor.