USS Lake Champlain in Peru for SIFOREX 2018

USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) anchored off the coast of Lima, Peru, April 23, after completing a combined anti-submarine training exercise with Peru and Colombia. The guided-missile cruiser participated in Silent Forces Exercise (SIFOREX) 2018, a biennial naval exercise that enabled maritime forces to practice tracking diesel submarines and other drills that promoted interoperability between the Peruvian, Colombian and U.S. navies. Lake Champlain, an embarked MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter detachment, three P-8/A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft, and one Colombian submarine participated with Peruvian ships, submarines and aircraft. “My crew and…

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