Take a look at these incredibly surreal photos of the Navy at night

The US Navy is the dominant force on the world's oceans.

Helping to support open trade lanes, tackle piracy, and providing humanitarian missions are all part and parcel of the Navy's mission in addition to its obvious military role. These massive responsibilities require that the Navy must be always ready to act.

Below, we've shared some of our favorite photos of the Navy operating at night.

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