Gilday: Navy's upcoming Large-Scale Exercise to be biggest 'in a generation'

By Aidan Quigley / August 4, 2021 at 11:18 AM
The Navy's Large-Scale Exercise 2021, which started Tuesday, is the service's biggest exercise in recent history, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Michael Gilday said Monday. Gilday, speaking at the Navy League's Sea-Air-Space conference, said the exercise will include 25,000 sailors and Marines in the Atlantic, Pacific and Mediterranean. "It's the biggest exercise we've done in a generation," Gilday said. "Certainly, we want to continue to test our warfighting concepts." The Navy and Marine Corps will demonstrate a series of concepts,...

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