NATO carrier strike groups are patrolling waters around Europe.
One of the five groups operating in the area is led by the US Navy's newest supercarrier.
Though the carriers are operating separately, the activities highlight the ability to conduct significant operations.
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Five NATO aircraft carrier strike groups are patrolling the waters around Europe, highlighting naval cooperation and the capacity for significant naval operations within the military alliance, the US Navy said.
"NATO routinely demonstrates its cohesion, coordinating with multiple international maritime assets at once," commander of the NATO Allied Maritime Command Vice Admiral Keith Blount said in the Navy's statement.
NATO has not blamed Ukraine though, with alliance leadership stressing that "Russia bears ultimate responsibility as it continues its illegal war against Ukraine. »