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Largest NATO drill in 16 years brings carrier, US forces to Norway

By John Vandiver on Wednesday, October 10, 2018

The USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group and its 6,000 servicemembers will join NATO’s largest military drill since 2002 later this month as allies test their ability to defend a member state, the U.S. Navy’s top admiral in Europe said. Trident Juncture, which runs from Oct. 25 to Nov. 7, comes at a time of heightened tensions between Moscow and the West. Though allies have declined to say that the…