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HMS CARLSKRONA, Djibouti - Swedish Navy Lieutenant Commander Johan Matesson, an HMS Carlskrona navigation officer, left, briefs Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa coalition officers on the navigation equipment aboard the Swedish Navy vessel September 7, 2010. The HMS Carlskrona is the second-largest vessel in the Swedish Navy and is on a month-long break at the Port of Djibouti before sailing out to conduct counter-piracy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Heather Stanton)
HMS CARLSKRONA, Djibouti - Swedish Navy Lieutenant Commander Johan Matesson, an HMS Carlskrona navigation officer, left, briefs Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa coalition officers on the navigation equipment aboard the Swedish Navy vessel September 7, 2010. The HMS Carlskrona is the second-largest vessel in the Swedish Navy and is on a month-long break at the Port of Djibouti before sailing out to conduct counter-piracy operations. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Heather Stanton)
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