USS Ross (DDG 71); FOST
210506-N-UN585-1038.JPG Photo By: Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Claire DuBois

May 7, 2021
ENGLISH CHANNEL - Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) simulate firing at a hostile enemy boat during Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST), as FOST officials observe, May 6, 2021. FOST is a three-week exercise led by the Royal Navy that tests the ship’s warfighting ability. Ross, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on patrol in the U.S. Sixth Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.


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