Carrier Strike Group 5 conducts tri-lateral operations with the JMSDF and Royal Australian Navy

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stack
U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Justin Stack

Carrier Strike Group 5 conducts tri-lateral operations with the JMSDF and Royal Australian Navy

by Petty Officer 2nd Class Justin Stack
Commander, Task Force 70 / Carrier Strike Group 5

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 20, 2022) - Lt. j.g. Travis Mills shoots a bearing through the alidade in the pilot house aboard Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) as Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 units are conducting tri-lateral operations with JS Setogiri (DD 156) of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and HMAS Stalwart (A304) of the Royal Australian Navy, to focus on allied interoperability training in the areas of sustainment capability and high end warfighting in the Philippine Sea, Nov. 20. Chancellorsville is forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific and is assigned to Commander, Task Force 70, a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of its allies and partners in the region.

 

 

 

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