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May 1, 2023

U.S. Marines and Sailors with 3d Reconnaissance Battalion, 3d Marine Division, and Philippine Marines with Force Reconnaissance Group, conduct a live-fire range during Balikatan 23 at Marine Base Gregorio Lim, Philippines, April 16, 2023. Balikatan 23 is the 38th iteration of the annual bilateral exercise between the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the U.S. military. The exercise includes three weeks of training focused on amphibious operations, command and control, humanitarian assistance, urban operations and counterterrorism skills throughout northern and western Luzon. Coastal defense training figures prominently in the Balikatan 23 training schedule.

CAMERA

Canon EOS R5

LENS

RF28-70mm F2 L USM

APERTURE

32/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/1250

ISO

160

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

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CAMERA

Canon EOS R5

LENS

RF28-70mm F2 L USM

APERTURE

32/10

SHUTTERSPEED

1/1250

ISO

160