Saxon Warrior 17, which takes place Aug 1-10, is a United States and United Kingdom co-hosted, joint and multinational maritime exercise that demonstrates allied combat capability and interoperability. U.S. forces from the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG), will train side-by-side with forces from the United Kingdom’s Carrier Strike Group (UKCSG) to build combined maritime and aviation capability and capacity. The exercise is designed to apply advanced warfighting capabilities in a challenging environment. SW17 seeks to reassure NATO allies and partners of our commitment to collective security and stability in the region.