US Navy 2nd Fleet Conducts Undersea Warfare Exercise In The Atlantic Ocean
Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet carried out an undersea warfare train within the Atlantic Ocean, Aug. 13-15. The train supplied theater undersea warfare proficiency coaching by conducting built-in anti-submarine warfare operations towards simulated high-end adversaries. Commander, Destroyer Squadron (CDS) 22 embarked Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103) to steer the train, which built-in air, floor, and sub-surface belongings to coordinate efforts for maritime homeland protection. U.S. 2nd Fleet, reestablished in 2018 in response to the altering international safety surroundings, develops and employs maritime forces able to battle throughout a number of domains within the Atlantic and Arctic with the intention to guarantee entry, deter aggression and defend U.S., allied, and companion pursuits.
“This was an outstanding alternative to advance our proficiency to be able to battle on the high-end. We take each alternative to conduct coordinated workouts comparable to this, to make sure that we have now a prepared and credible drive in response to adversary operations within the Atlantic Ocean,” stated Rear Adm. Brian Davies, commander, Submarine Group Two (SUBGRUTWO) and deputy commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet.
“Efficient integration and continued maturation of high-end ASW abilities throughout models and staffs is a should. This train is one other robust step within the broader communities’ continuum to advance Theater, Activity Group, and Unit Degree ASW readiness within the Atlantic,” stated Capt. Milciades “Tony” Then, commander of CDS 22.
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