Submarine Group 7 in Exercise Valiant Shield

September 23, 2018 – When Valiant Shield 2018 (VS-18) kicked off Sept. 16 in waters in and around Guam, submarines assigned to Commander, Submarine Group 7 (CSG 7) were there to participate. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only biennial field training exercise aimed at ensuring the joint force is ready to conduct a wide range of combat operations. During VS-18, U.S. joint forces exercised a wide range of capabilities and demonstrated their inherent flexibility. This year’s training included maritime security operations, amphibious operations, anti-submarine and air-defense exercises, enabling real-world proficiency in…

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