Navy Sharpening Anti-Submarine Warfare Skills in Black Widow Exercise

An MH-60R Seahawk Helicopter, attached to Helicopter Marine Strike Squadron (HSM) 46, prepares to lower a dipping sonar transducer during anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training with the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) on Sept. 12, 2020. US Navy Photo

The Navy is expanding how it coordinates anti-submarine warfare missions in an exercise the service began in the Atlantic last week, as Russia continues to have a more active presence in waters off the U.S. coast.
Now that the Navy’s recently reactivated U.S. 2nd Fleet is fully operational, the service is using the command structure that organization allows to sharpen its anti-submarine warfare skillset this week in Exercise Black Widow 2020 in the North Atlantic.

The exercise, which began last week, will concentrate on undersea warfare drills to practice potential combat scenarios and work on communications, the Navy said.

While Navy officials declined to comment on whether they’ve encountered any Russian

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Hockey players begin training with basic exercise, to work on skill development next: Graham Reid | Hockey News

NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s hockey core group will focus on skill development in the next few weeks after restarting the national camp with basic training, head coach Graham Reid said on Saturday, trying to overcome from the jolt of six players contracting Covid-19.
Captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, Varun Kumar, Krishan Bahadur Pathak and Mandeep Singh tested positive for the virus between August 10 and 12 and were admitted to a hospital in Bengaluru.
Five players have recovered since then but Surender was readmitted to the hospital on Thursday after developing swelling on his arm. The other five may have to serve some more time in isolation before they join their teammates.

The remaining players began basic sports activities from Wednesday with focus on aerobic exercise.
“We will be using these next few weeks to work on everyone’s development plan and focus on skill development while we

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