Latest "mediterranean" stories
The exercise, which has been in the works since 2020 and isn’t in response to rising tension with Russia, will place the Truman and its carrier strike group under NATO operational control.
The exercise, one of three regional maritime exercises U.S. Naval Forces Africa conducts, will have 13 nations join this year.
A vessel carrying 131 migrants was deflating off the coast of Libya on July 21 when a U.S. unit conducting surveillance received their distress call.
By Harm Venhuizen