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U.S. Marines and Sailors Rehearse Maritime Strikes in the Pacific

U.S. forces with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing and the U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet conducted a joint rehearsal of tactics and simulated strikes on naval targets off the coast of Okinawa, Japan, Nov. 19. Between the two services, the participating aircraft platforms included the F/A-18 (C, E, and F variants), E-2D, and KC-130J. The joint planning for the rehearsal took place over a six day time period with planners coordinating their efforts from three separate locations in the Indo-Pacific: Okinawa, mainland Japan, and aboard the USS Carl Vinson…
A U.S. Marine Corps F/A-18C Hornet aircraft with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 takes off from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, Nov. 18, 2021. VMFA-112 participated in a joint maritime strike rehearsal with the U.S. Navy off the coast of Okinawa, Nov 19, 2021. U.S. Marines with VMFA-112 routinely train and rehearse joint maritime mission sets in order to maintain readiness to carry out a wide range of operational tasks in a region characterized by vast oceans, seas, and waterways.

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Author: Capt. Marco Valenzuela

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