U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Glenmallan, Scotland for a scheduled embarkation, Oct. 19.
The Blue Ridge-class flagship conducted a brief port visit and embarked U.S. 6th Fleet and Maritime Theater Missile Defense (MTMD) Forum personnel.
Deputy Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Rear Adm. Daryl Caudle, hosted delegates from seven MTMD Forum nations, as well as Denmark and Japan. MTMD is a U.K.-hosted, U.S.-facilitated, multi-national demonstration of coalition integrated air and missile defense capability. The 10 forum member nations are Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Port of Glenmallan served as the first port visit for Mount Whitney since concluding an extensive nine-month maintenance period.
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