The frigate returned to the port of Taranto last night Alpine after a month of activity with the Carrier Strike Group 8 (CSG 8) led by the American aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman.
The Italian naval unit, under the command of the frigate captain Danilo Panti, has integrated into the complex American device ensuring, in particular, the defense from underwater threats, thanks to the strong capabilities of discovery and tracking of submarines ensured by the sonar system. embarked.
The CSG 8, led by the American aircraft carrier, made up of numerous escort units also from other allied nations, operated synergistically, amplifying individual capabilities and enabling readiness and deterrence capabilities, fundamental elements for maintaining a credible military instrument. .
To underline, during the aggregation to the Carrier Strike Group 8, conducting a junior officer exchange program conducted between the frigate Alpine and the missile cruiser USS San Jacinto which has allowed an important transfer of experience and knowledge in view of ever greater opportunities for collaboration.
The activity that saw Nave as protagonist Alpine for 30 days it was a precious opportunity to increase the know-how necessary to guarantee effective protection of an aircraft carrier group, and to test the intrinsic qualities of interoperability of aircraft from different countries as well as to consolidate ties and relations between linked allied countries from a vital interest in the sea.