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Faslane Fit to Fight: Great visit on the Clyde!

Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, and commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples, Italy, left, shakes hands with Royal Navy Rear Adm. John Weale, Flag Officer Scotland and Northern Ireland, Assistant Chief of Naval Staff Submarines and Rear Admiral Submarines, during a visit to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Clyde in Faslane, Scotland, Aug. 8, 2018. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Navy/Released)

By Adm. James G. Foggo III Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe/Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Africa This past week, I had the honor of spending time with one of our country’s top maritime allies, the Royal Navy. Our relationship with the United Kingdom and specifically the …

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Old, but Not Outdated: Mine Countermeasures

Mineman 3rd Class Joseph Gibson, left, classifies contracts on the AN/SQQ-32 variable depth mine hunting detection and classification sonar from the combat information center aboard the mine countermeasures ship USS Warrior (MCM 10), Sept. 22, 2012. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Lewis Hunsaker/Released)

Representatives from 41 nations have gathered in the Arabian Gulf for International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2013, a training exercise on how to keep the seas free of mines. By United Kingdom Maritime Component Commander Staff In a world of high-tech missiles, radars, stealth design and navigation systems, the simple mine is often seen …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward – Arabian Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Japan, Philippine Sea, Cuba

Right now your Navy is 100% on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the South China Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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U.S. Navy Partnerships: An International Maritime Force

“The Combined Maritime Forces mission is important from both a national and international perspective. Continuing to develop our collaborative and interoperable maritime security role in the region is crucial.”  – Royal Navy Commodore Simon Ancona, Combined Maritime Forces Deputy Commander Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) was established in February 2002 and is a naval …

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An ICEX Update From The Royal Navy

The following update provided by the Royal Navy contingent at APLIS and is a part of the series of blog posts documenting ICEX 2011, an Arctic Submarine Lab exercise. Day 9 of the Ice Camp and we are in a relatively quiet period able to concentrate solely on the test …

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