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Pacific Fleet reveals ‘prepare to fail’ training for rapid-fire warfare

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    “We had to convey to the operational leaders that failure during the Fleet Problem was not just tolerated, but expected.”

    Adm. Scott Swift

    Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Despite talk of the Navy’s surface fleet losing its war-­fighting edge, the head of U.S. Pacific Fleet at Pearl Harbor said a two-year training success that’s only being revealed now challenged the status quo, injecting greater uncertainty — and a higher degree of risk of failure — into sea-based exercises. Read more

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