The Pacific pivot

Navy Surface Forces’ strategy focused on fight for power

Today’s strategic environment and how it is shaping the Navy’s tactics and shipbuilding are similar to the Cold War between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, said Vice Adm. Richard Brown, commander of Naval Surface Forces/Naval Surface Force U.S. Pacific Fleet.

US and Japanese soldiers kick off annual Yama Sakura drills in Hokkaido

A joint command-post exercise called Yama Sakura tests the allies’ capability to defend Japanese territory as a unified fighting force.

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