US Navy guided-missile destroyer arrives in India

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The U.S. Navy announced connected Monday that its Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Momsen (DDG 92) arrives successful Goa, India for a scheduled larboard visit.

USS Momsen is assigned to Commander, Task Force 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s main aboveground force, and is underway supporting a escaped and unfastened Indo-Pacific.

Commissioned successful 2004, USS Momsen is named successful grant of Vice Adm. Charles B. Momsen (1896-1967), a recipient of the Navy Cross, Legion of Merit with 2 Gold Stars and “V” Device, Navy and Army Distinguished Service Medals, Navy Commendation Medal with “V” device, and more.


Among galore of his notable achievements, Momsen is champion known for pioneering submarine rescue for the United States Navy, inventing the underwater flight instrumentality aboriginal called “Momsen Lung.” USS Momsen’s motto is “Rise Above”.

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