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USS Harry S. Truman CSG: COMPTUEX Success!

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Feb. 16, 2018) The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and ships assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) transit the Atlantic Ocean while conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). Truman was underway for COMPTUEX, which evaluates the strike group's ability as a whole to carry out sustained combat operations from the sea, ultimately certifying the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group for deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Swofford/Released)

By Rear Adm. Roy Kelley Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic I would like to take this time to extend a hearty “Bravo Zulu” to the Sailors of the USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (CSG 8) for their completion of the ever-rigorous Composite Training Unit Exercise (COMPTUEX). Your successful …

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F-35C Integration into the Fleet

An F-35C Lightning II carrier variant, assigned to the Salty Dogs of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) 23, taxis on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kris R. Lindstrom)

By Rear Adm. Roy Kelley Director, Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Fleet Integration Office As the first director for the Navy’s F-35C Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Fleet Integration Office, I have enjoyed the opportunities and challenges of bringing fifth-generation strike-fighter capabilities to the fleet. As this highly advanced weapons system matures, …

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