Navy Brings Back US Atlantic Fleet as Russian Threats Intensify – The Atlantic fleet will confront the Russian Navy

Terrorism is no longer the biggest threat facing the U.S., Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite said during a hearing on Navy and Marine Corps readiness. Threats from Russia and China are increasing, and the Navy must reorganize to address them.

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“To meet the unique maritime challenges of the Atlantic theater, we will rename Fleet Forces Command as the U.S. Atlantic Fleet,” Braithwaite said. “We will refocus our naval forces in this important region on their original mission — controlling the maritime approaches to the United States and to those of our allies.”

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