U.S. 7th Fleet units conduct more than 100 exercises per year with nations throughout Asia. These exercises are an essential part of maintaining mission readiness and are imperative to building friendships and maintaining interoperability. Additionally, 7th Fleet hosts a variety of special missions, operations and events to further peace and stability in the region.
Pacific Partnership The U.S. Navy’s Pacific Partnership is a dedicated
humanitarian and civic assistance mission conducted with and through
partner nations, non-governmental organizations and other U.S.
government agencies to execute a variety of HCA programs.
Pacific Partnership humanitarian mission provides medical, dental, construction and other humanitarian-assistance programs ashore and afloat in Southeast Asia and Oceania.
Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism
Southeast Asia Cooperation Against Terrorism (SEACAT) is a simultaneous series of bilateral maritime training exercises between the United States and six Southeast Asian nations designed to highlight the value of information sharing and multinational coordination within a practical maritime interception scenario.
Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training
Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) is an annual series of bilateral maritime training exercise between the United States and several Southeast Asian nations designed to build relationships and enhance the operational readiness of the participating forces.
Talisman Sabre is a bilateral exercise
designed to train Australian and U.S. Forces in planning and
conducting Combined Task Force operations in order to improve
Australian/U.S. combat readiness and interoperability. This exercise
is a major undertaking that reflects the closeness of our alliance
and the strength of the ongoing military-military relationship.
Operation Tomodachi (Japanese for “friendship”) involved 14 U.S. Navy
ships, more than 100 aircraft and thousands of U.S. service members
either assisting or prepared to assist the Japanese people. U.S.
military forces are worked alongside their Japanese counterparts to
provide aid as the country recovered from the aftermath of the
massive 9.0 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck March 11.
U.S. forces continue to support the Government of Japan and people
of Japan and are positioned for sustained support to the Government
of Japan and Japanese Self Defense Forces.
Project Friendship is a community relations program carried out by members of U.S. Navy units deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. These units team up with their host nation counterparts and embassy country teams to identify projects that benefit local communities.