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Vietnam, US start naval engagement activities, unplanned maritime encounters included

Vietnam, US start naval engagement activities, unplanned maritime encounters included

Tuesday, April 07, 2015, 18:18 GMT+7

Two warships of the U.S. Seventh Fleet arrived in Vietnam on Monday for annual naval exchange activities with the local naval forces, including the practice of the Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES).

USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) and littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) are docking at Tien Sa Port in the central city of Da Nang for the sixth annual Naval Engagement Activity (NEA) with the Vietnam People’s Navy, according to the official website of the United States Navy.

The officer in charge of these ships is Captain Le Ba Hung, deputy commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 7.

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