ROK Navy completes exercise with USS Blue Ridge

The Republic of Korea (ROK) Navy has completed joint exercise Ulchi Freedom Guardian 2014 (UFG 14) with U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) during a 17-day port visit. The exercise was designed to enhance combat readiness and interoperability by utilising cooperative training and engagement between ROK and U.S. forces in the Asia-Pacific region. "UFG 14 was the first use of a combined ROK-U.S. Naval Component Commander (NCC) staff," said Capt. Chris Budde, UFG 14 Combined Marit...
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