October 05 2009
The USS Wasp (LHD-1) amphibious warship has begun a three-month deployment to South America as part of the Southern Partnership Station (SPS), reports the Navy NewsStand.
The Wasp will operate alongside Destroyer Squadron 40, based in Mayport, Fla., in a number of exercises, theater-security operations and military-to-military engagements with partner naval forces in the region.
The Southern Partnership Station aims to strengthen U.S. relations with South American nations by...
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