USS Shoup Builds Multinational Partnerships During Intrepid Sentinel

A multinational trio of ships conducted the trilateral exercise Intrepid Sentinel in the Gulf of Oman, Oct. 20-21. The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Shoup (DDG 86), the U.K. Royal Navy’s Duke-class frigate HMS Monmouth (F 235), and the French Marine Nationale’s anti-air destroyer FS Jean Bart (D 615) participated in the exercise. Intrepid Sentinel is designed to increase interoperability between the three nations and reduce response time to establish a coordinated international maritime coalition with in order to counter the complex challenges in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of…

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