Naval Presence! #USCG patrol boat Monomoy, @USNavy coastal patrol ship USS Typhoon & a Navy Expeditionary Combat Command Mark VI patrol boat sail in formation in the Arabian Gulf. #TriServiceMaritimeStrategy #MotivationMonday
The stakes are high for the both countries and the rest of the world. A misstep could spark an accidental conflict in the Western Pacific, where China's growing naval presence is bumping up against America's.
China 'most pressing, long-term strategic threat', says US; alters naval presence in Pacific
Britain flexed its naval muscles in its largest deployment off Cyprus in decades, to make its presence felt in the volatile region and underscore what officials said was the country's post-Brexit commitment to buttressing Europe's security
Operation Azotize is the UK contribution to Baltic Air Policing and involves RAF Typhoons and Spanish F-18s based in Lithuania. The jets are part of a wider @NATO presence in the region, involving ground troops and naval forces. #WeAreNATO #SecuringTheSkies @EjercitoAire
Maintaining our forward #USNavy presence. The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer #USSRoosevelt arrives at Naval Station Rota as part of its homeport shift. Roosevelt replaces #USSCarney as one of four forward-deployed naval forces guided-missile destroyers in Spain.
On this #NationalMaritimeDay , take a moment to watch as @USMC Marines & @USNavy sailors with the @11thmeu depart for a deployment to conduct maritime security operations, crisis response operations, theater security cooperation and forward naval presence operations.
During their visit to #Ukraine , SecGen@jensstoltenberg and the North Atlantic Council reaffirmed @NATO’s support for ?? sovereignty. The Alliance is continuing its presence in the #BlackSea region with more ships & more naval exercises with partners.
#OTD in 2009 the aircraft carrier #USSGeorgeHWBush was commissioned and officially joined the fleet! For the past decade #CVN77 has played an essential role in providing a forward deployed naval presence and administering #NavyLethality around the world. #HappyBirthday #TBT
Also China has announced naval presence in the Baltic Sea. Destroyer and others will join Russian exercise in July.
Missile defense, an increased naval presence and secondary sanctions on those doing business w/ NK may compel China to rein in the regime.
China’s taken advantage of weak president & declining US naval capability to increase presence in S. China Sea. Could get worse before 2017.