Mar 24, 2016

U.S., Thai, and Republic of Korea Marines conduct Special Patrol Insertion/Extraction (SPIE) rigging exercise during Cobra Gold 16, Sattahip, Thailand, Feb. 12, 2016. SPIE system was developed as a means to rapidly insert and/or extract a reconnaissance patrol from an area that does not permit a helicopter to land. Cobra Gold, in its 35th iteration, is designed to advance regional security and ensure effective responses to regional security crises by bringing together a robust combined task force from partner nations sharing common goals and security commitments in the Indo-Asia-Pacific. (Photo by GySgt Ismael Pena/Released)

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