CARAT Exercise Kicks Off with US, Brunei Navy

November 12, 2018 – The U.S. and Royal Brunei Navy commenced the 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise at Muara Naval Base, Brunei, Nov. 12. The sea phase will take place in the South China Sea with ships and aircrafts from both partner navies including the expeditionary fast transport ship USNS Fall River (T-EPF-4) and a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft. Evolutions at-sea will include a tracking exercise (TRACKEX) aimed at increasing both navies’ ability to together track and pursue targets through the coordinated deployment of…

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