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Patrol Squadron 16 arrives in Ronneby, Sweden
“WASA III” is led by the 41st Corvette Squadron of the Swedish Navy and will focus on advanced anti-submarine warfare coordination between Swedish surface forces and United States fixed-wing maritime patrol aircraft operating in Swedish littoral waters. This detachment is led by Cmdr. Miguel Martinez, commanding officer of VP-16.
“The War Eagles are extremely excited to begin our first P-8A deployment to the 6th Fleet area of responsibility with an opportunity to work with the Swedish Navy out of their country.We look forward to executing a highly successful exercise between our two nations that leads to even greater cooperation in the future.”
-Cmdr. Miguel Martinez, commanding officer, Patrol Squadron 16