Canada Takes Part in Exercise Silent Wolverine

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the U.S. Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, joined six NATO allies for Exercise Silent Wolverine in the Eastern Atlantic Ocean, Nov. 8, 2022. Silent Wolverine tests the first-in-class aircraft carrier capabilities through integrated high-end naval warfare scenarios alongside participating NATO allies. Exercise participants include Canada, Denmark, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States. “The challenges of tomorrow are upon us – in the here and now. Silent Wolverine demonstrates our commitment to deepening interoperability with our allies and partners, while…

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USS Gerald R Ford Makes Halifax Her First Foreign Port Call

The first-in-class aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) and embarked crew arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for the ship’s first international port visit, Oct. 28, 2022. Ford deployed from Norfolk, Virginia, Oct. 4, on its first deployment and has been conducting multinational maritime exercises and operations in the Atlantic Ocean with NATO Allies Canada, Spain, Denmark, Netherlands, and Germany. “We have been operating alongside our Allies and partners on the high seas, training our interoperability and interchangeability,” said Capt. Paul Lanzilotta, commanding officer of the USS Gerald R.…

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