Navy official: U.S. 2nd Fleet to reach IOC in spring 2019

November 8, 2018 at 2:51 PM
The Navy's recently re-established 2nd Fleet will reach initial operational capability next spring, according to the director of joint and fleet operations for U.S. Fleet Forces Command. Rear Adm. Doug Perry told attendees at the Naval Submarine League's annual conference the fleet would reach final operational capability in roughly one year. "Adm. Woody Lewis' stand-up was a strategic message to our allies and adversaries that we understand that we are in a battle for the Atlantic and we will contest...

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