Fire Controlman 3rd Class Shane Nichlos performs maintenance on SPS-48E air search radar system aboard the amphibious assault sh

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SULU SEA (Oct. 19, 2010) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Shane Nichlos performs maintenance on SPS-48E air search radar system aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2).  Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)

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 SULU SEA (Oct. 19, 2010) Fire Controlman 3rd Class Shane Nichlos performs maintenance on SPS-48E air search radar system aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2). Essex is part of the forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is underway in the western Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Andrew Ryan Smith/Released)