USA—TRANSCOM Launches Major Sealift Readiness Exercise

U.S. Transportation Command | 09/19/2019

U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) has ordered 28 vessels to sea as part of its Turbo Activation exercise series, reports the command. This is the fourth Turbo Activation drill this year and the largest such activation since the Iraq war in 2003, noted USNI News. The vessels represent over half of the Ready Reserve Force’s 46 ships, which are kept in reserve with the mandate to be deployable within five days when called upon. In wartime, the force would provide the bulk of U.S....

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