Multiple Carrier Strike Group Operations in Philippine Sea


Ships transit the Philippine Sea during a multinational exercise with Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson on Oct. 3, 2021. The United Kingdom’s carrier strike group led by HMS Queen Elizabeth, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Forces led by Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise; Royal Canadian Navy’s HMCS Winnipeg; Royal Netherlands Navy’s HNLMS Evertsen; Royal New Zealand Navy’s HMNZS Te Kaha; and U.S. Navy carrier strike groups led by flagships USS Ronald Reagan snd USS Carl Vinson conducted multiple carrier strike group operations in the Philippine Sea. The integrated at-sea operations brought together more than 15,000 sailors across six nations. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Megan Alexander.)