In Exercise Black Widow, Navy submarines, surface ships, aircraft, and other undersea capabilities train together ensuring our Sailors are ready for high-end operations against our competitors. Participating units will refine communication techniques between platforms and simulate real-word application to enhance the lethality of the team as one cohesive fighting force. Black Widow also provides a chance for an increased focus on training in anti-submarine warfare on multiple platforms to enhance strategies and heighten the combat readiness of the fleet.
Speakers during the call will include:
Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet
Vice Adm. Daryl Caudle, Commander, Submarine Forces Atlantic
Rear Adm. Jim Waters, Commander, Submarine Group TWO
Rear Adm. Rick Seif, Undersea Warfighting Development Center (UWDC)
Media interested in participating in the phone availability should contact U.S. 2nd Fleet Public Affairs at email@example.com or 757-836-6540.
Subject specific information for the media
Updates on sailors from around the Fleet
Official Navy statements
Given by Navy leadership
HASC, SASC and Congressional testimony