The U.S. Navy's surface forces are composed of hundreds of advanced and heavily-armed ships, as well as thousands of dedicated and highly-trained Sailors who do their part to protect and defend their country. Surface Warfare is conducted by surface ships, which includes Anti-Surface Warfare, Anti-Air Warfare, Anti-Submarine Warfare, Naval Gun Fire Support, Riverine Operations, Mine Warfare, and Electronic Warfare. The U.S. Navy's surface forces include Guided Missile Destroyers (DDG), Guided Missile Cruisers (CG), Littoral Combat Ships (LCS), and the future DDG-1000 Destroyers.
NATO's Maritime Forces are the focus today at the maritime Distinguished Visitors’ Day of Exercise Trident Juncture 2015.
Nineteen NATO nations are contributing navy and marine forces to Trident Juncture 2015, the Alliance’s biggest and most ambitious exercise in more than a decade. More than 70 ships and submarines, maritime patrol aircraft and 3,000 marines are taking part in the maritime portion of the exercise taking place off the coast of Portugal, Spain and Italy and at NATO’s Maritime Command in the United Kingdom.
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