US Marines complete Ex African Sea Lion with Morocco | DefenceWeb

Morocco and the US recently completed their latest bilateral exercise, African Sea Lion:

defence webThe USS Wasp Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and the embarked 22nd US Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) completed joint and bilateral exercise African Sea Lion 2016 with Morocco on 14 July.

The ARG/MEU and Royal Moroccan naval forces worked closely over the four-day exercise to improve interoperability in amphibious operations and to conduct mutual training.

“Our relationship with Morocco is vital to our national security. It’s very important that we are able to work with them, especially given their strategic location on the Straits of Gibraltar,” said Captain F. Byron Ogden, Commander, Amphibious Squadron Six…[FULL STORY]


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