NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) - The U.S. Navy is planning changes to how it deploys Aircraft Carriers
It's called "The Enhanced Carrier Presence Plan." It will allow carriers to be deployed and train in a more predictable manner, according to the Navy.
Rear Admiral John Kirby announced some preliminary details on YouTube.
Sailors will be at sea for two, seven month deployments during a training cycle. Overall, sailors will spend more time at sea, but with a more predictable and stable schedule.
The Navy hopes to implement the ECP cycle in late 2014. They Navy says it will release more details as they become available.
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