USS Dwight D Eisenhower PASSEX with Turkish Navy

March 18, 2021 – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group conducted a passing and communication exercise with the Turkish Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, March 16-17, 2021. The passing exercise, with Turkish Ship TCG Gemlik (F-492), builds upon partnership capabilities using NATO operational and tactical procedures. “It is a pleasure working with our Turkish Allies and continuing to build…

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USN, IDF Conduct Combined Maritime Security Patrols in the Mediterranean

March 15, 2021 – USS Monterey (CG-61) joined forces with the Israeli Sa’ar 4.5 ships in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to conduct joint maritime security patrols March 15, 2021. The joint patrols enhanced interoperability between the maritime nations through communication and command and control scenarios between the two nations. “This is such a great opportunity because we always learn from…

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IKE CSG Commands SEALs, Marine Missile Teams in First-of-a-Kind, Large-Scale Drill

February 19, 2021 – A Navy carrier strike group got a first glimpse at what future operations could look like, with SEALs providing forward targeting data and Marines on expeditionary bases providing another missile strike option to supplement the strike group’s aircraft- and surface ship-based weapons. The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group recently completed a sophisticated composite training unit…

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Eisenhower Strike Group Conducts Strike Training in U.S. 6th Fleet

July 27, 2020 – Naval aircraft from Carrier Air Wing Three (CVW-3) conducted day and night precision-guided munition and live ordnance strikes on the Greek Karavia Range in the Mediterranean Sea, July 25-26, 2020. In addition to the expenditure of unguided and guided rockets, laser training rounds, and other ordnance on the Karavia Range, CVW-3 participated in air-to-air combat maneuvers…

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Eisenhower Strike Group Exercises with Hellenic Navy

July 27, 2020- The Dwight D. Eisenhower (IKE) Carrier Strike Group (CSG) participated in surface exercises with the Hellenic Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, July 24-28, 2020. The exercises included formation steaming, tactical maneuvers, communications drills, and allowed participating forces to test and refine command and control between the two navies. “Exercises like this enhance our professional relationships and improves…

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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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IKE Deploys Upon Completion of COMPTUEX

February 20, 2020 – USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) and the ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group TEN (CSG-10), departed for deployment after successfully completing the Composite Unit Training Exercise (COMPTUEX). “The Sailors of IKE Strike Group are trained and ready to execute the full spectrum of maritime operations in any theater,” said Rear Adm. Paul Schlise, commander,…

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