LT. Tim Bitzer, copilot of a Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 14 (HM-14) MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter, monitors controls in the cockpit during operations off the coast of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The helicopter is towing the sonar device of an AGS-14 minehunting system which is being used to locate inert mines planted by U.S. forces as part of a minehunting exercise during Operation Desert Shield