Carrier Strike Group Ten Participates in Humanitarian Mine Action in Split, Croatia


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(Navy.Mil) “This training enhanced the ordnance-handling capabilities of our allies and furthered important diplomatic goals regarding mine warfare,” said Lt. Andrew Sikora. “Ensuring allies’ abilities to properly manage ordnance and advancing de-mining objectives is an important humanitarian mission across several U.S. Navy areas of responsibility.”

This joint humanitarian effort strengthened the relationship between the U.S. and Croatia, and improved overall interoperability between the U.S. and allied military and diplomatic operations.

“This exchange with the U.S. EOD team will leave both nations more capable at handling the unique challenges of ordnance and mine warfare,” said Corvette Lieutenant Ivo Birimiša, a member of the Croatian EOD Diving Platoon. “We are excited to take this knowledge and utilize it across our force.”

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Published: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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