Naval leaders from the United Kingdom, France and the United States signed an agreement June 1, designed to increase coordination for anti-submarine warfare activities of the three countries as they operate in the 5th Fleet area of operations. This agreement follows the signing of a document by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson, First Sea Lord of the United Kingdom Adm. Sir Philip Jones, and French Chief of Naval Staff Adm. Christophe Prazuck, in London March 27. In that document, the three chiefs of their respective navies affirmed their commitment to enhanced interoperability. The U.S., U.K. And French navies regularly operate together in the 5th Fleet. For more information, read the article on the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command website.
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