Kuwait Navy Ship (KUN) Istiglal begins towing the SEAL Delivery Vehicle (SDV) in a tow sled to a location where a SDV mission will be launched in the Northern Arabian Gulf. The dark gray sky is smoke from the burning oil fields in Kuwait.
SDV tow sled crewman hand signals to the tow master on the KUN ship Istiglal to stop. SDV pilot & navigator wait in the SDV ready to back the SDV out of the tow sled.
Platoon Chief is the tow sled master closely monitoring SDV Pilot & Navigator and tow sled crew ready the SDV for tow as the Leading Petty Officer assists as the tow sled master under instruction.