Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2018

TANDUO BEACH, Malaysia – U.S. Marines with Lima Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, and Malaysian Armed Forces use smoke for concealment at an amphibious raid exercise during Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) 2018, August 17, 2018. CARAT Malaysia, in its 24th iteration, is designed to enhance information sharing and cooperation, build mutual warfighting capability and support long-term regional cooperation enabling both partner armed forces to operate effectively together as a unified maritime force. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. A. J. Van Fredenberg)