The largest naval exercise Valiant Shield 2009

The largest naval exercise Valiant Shield 2009

Exercise Valiant Shield was a large United States military war game held 19–24 June 2006 in the Pacific Ocean.

The exercise was attended by: Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. A total of 28 ships and vessels were involved (including three aircraft carriers: CVN-76 USS Ronald Reagan, CVN-63 USS Kitty Hawk, CVN-72 USS Abraham Lincoln), nearly 300 aircraft and about 22,000 troops.

The largest naval exercise Valiant Shield 2009The largest naval exercise Valiant Shield 2009

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