Eisenhower CSG Conducts ASW Exercise in the Arabian Sea

June 17, 2020 – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (CSG) conducted a live, non-firing advanced anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Arabian Sea June 15-17. Exercise participants included the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69), USS San Jacinto (CG 56), USS Truxtun (DDG 103), embarked aviation elements from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 3, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON)…

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ASW Exercise SAGRE 20 Held off Brittany

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May 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – From April 27 to 30, a high intensity exercise was held in the Atlantic. Under demanding conditions, the vessels of the naval action force continue to train, off the coast of Brittany. Around the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) Latouche-Tréville , embarking a WG-13 Lynx helicopter detachment , the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Aquitaine and a nuclear…

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U.S. Navy Submarines join surface ships and aircraft in interoperability exercise

May 9, 2020 – Three submarines joined 7th Fleet ships and aircraft this week during a joint advanced warfighting training exercise May 2-8 in the Philippine Sea. Task Forces representing every warfare specialty – surface, subsurface, amphibious operations, reconnaissance and surveillance – participated in a series of integrated exercises to develop warfighting concepts, improve maritime lethality, and enable real-world proficiency…

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DSCA Approves Sale of MK54 ASW Torpedoes to India

April 13, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India of sixteen (16) MK 54 All Up Round Lightweight Torpedoes (LWT); three (3) MK 54 Exercise Torpedoes (MK 54 LWT Kit procurement required); and related equipment for an estimated cost of $63 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency…

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VP-4 Participates in Dynamic Manta 2020

March 11, 2020 – Crews operating Patrol Squadron (VP) 4’s P-8A Poseidon aircraft participated in Exercise Dynamic Manta 2020 (DYMA20), a NATO led maritime exercise Feb. 24 – March 6, 2020. Dynamic Manta, an annual exercise hosted by NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) took place in the Mediterranean Sea off the southern coast of Italy. The overarching purpose of the…

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ASW Exercise Dynamic Manta Underway off Italy

February 24, 2020 – NATO exercise Dynamic Manta (DYMA20) began today Feb. 24, off the coast of Sicily. Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 9 Allied nations are converging in the Central Mediterranean Sea for advance anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) training. Exercise Dynamic Manta is to provide all participants with complex and challenging warfare training, to enhance…

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