Monthly Archives: January 2016

6th Fleet returning to Cold War practice of emissions control

Adm. Mark Ferguson, head of Naval Forces Europe, was invited to speak at the 2016 Surface Navy Association symposium and he told attendees that the four U.S. destroyers based in Rota, Spain have turning off radars and reducing communications while underway to better mask their location and profile.

US Navy 100116-N-7408S-012 Waves crash over the bow of the guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64)
By U.S. Navy photo by Master at Arms Chief Anthony J. Sganga [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
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