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NNS-Built Ships Participate in Event with Japanese Allies

Published February 7, 2024

Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71), both built and overhauled at Newport News Shipbuilding, recently participated in a Multi-Large Deck Event in the Philippine Sea.

The event, comprising the Carl Vinson and Theodore Roosevelt carrier strike groups, and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force was designed to advance combined readiness between Japan and U.S. maritime forces while demonstrating commitment to American partners and allies in the region supporting a free and open Indo-Pacific.