An amphibious assault vehicle prepares to exit the well deck during a ship-to-shore exercise aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset in the Pacific Ocean, Sept. 3, 2015. The ship is participating in Dawn Blitz 2015, a training exercise to build U.S., Japanese, Mexican and New Zealand amphibious and command and control capabilities.

U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Vladimir Ramos

Watch Marines conduct a beach landing aboard amphibious assault vehicles below: