A BIT OF HISTORY: "...NNS2210. U.S. naval forces to participate in Teamwork South 97 SAN DIEGO--U.S. naval forces assigned to the THIRD Fleet will participate in the annual Chilean naval exercise Teamwork South 97 off the coast of Chile from May 26 to June 10, 1997. Participating are guided missile destroyer USS Callaghan (DDG 994), attack submarine USS Pasadena (SSN 752), three P-3 Orion aircraft assigned to VP-37 based at NAS Moffett Field, California, and three S-3 Viking aircraft assigned to VS-35 based at NAS North Island, San Diego, California. Teamwork South 97 is a combined maritime exercise including a variety of evolutions in several warfare areas including anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface-warfare and anti-air warfare. Nine ships, 22 aircraft, 3 submarines and nearly 2600 personnel from Chile, Canada, Great Britain and the United States will participate in this year's exercise, making it the largest held to date. This year's exercise marks the first time the Chilean air force, forces from Great Britain and a U.S. Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal unit are participating. This is the third time the U.S. and Chilean navies have conducted Teamwork South..." http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/news/navnews/nns97/nns97022.txt [20JAN2002]
A BIT OF HISTORY: "...NWSA2621. U.S. Naval forces complete Teamwork South 97 COAST OF CHILE (NWSA) -- Third Fleet naval forces are participating in the annual Chilean naval exercise Teamwork South 97, off the coast of Chile, through June 10. Training has been active since May 26 in anti- submarine, anti-surface and anti-air warfare disciplines. Nine ships, 22 aircraft, three submarines and nearly 2,600 personnel from Chile, Canada, Great Britain and the United States are taking part this year. USS Callaghan (DDG 994), USS Pasadena (SSN 752), three P-3 Orion aircraft from Patrol Squadron 37 and three S-3 Viking aircraft from Antisubmarine Warfare Squadron 35 participated in the combined maritime exercise. Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Light 43 Detachment 9 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3 Detachment 9 also participated..." http://www.chinfo.navy.mil/navpalib/news/navywire/nwsa97/nwsa0609.txt [20JAN2002]
A BIT OF HISTORY: "...Teamwork South '97 concludes - OFF THE COAST OF CHILE — Third Fleet naval forces recently completed the annual Chilean naval exercise Teamwork South '97, off the coast of Chile. The exercise included anti-submarine and anti-air warfare, and involved ships, aircraft, submarines and nearly 2,600 personnel from Chile, Canada, Great Britain and the United States. U.S. naval forces involved included USS Callaghan (DDG 994), USS Pasadena (SSN 752), Patrol Squadron 37, Antisubmarine Warfare Squadron 35, Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Light 43, Det. 9 and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3, Det. 9..." U. S. Navy All Hands, September 97 http://220.127.116.11/govper/AllHands/Sep97.pdf [20JAN2002]
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