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US Navy to have 60% surface ships in Indo-Asia Pacific region
PANAJI: The US Navy aims at stationing 60 per cent of its surface ships in Indo-Asia Pacific region by 2019, catering to various missions including counter-terrorism, a senior naval official said today.
“We already have 60 per cent of US submarines in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. The goal is to have 60 per cent of the US surface ships in this region by 2019,” Vice Admiral Joseph P Aucoin, Commander of Seventh Fleet of the US Navy, based out of Yokosuka, Japan, told reporters.
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