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 (CSG) 2
Rear Adm. Rick Seif, Undersea Warfighting Development Center (UWDC)