While the United States deployed two aircraft carriers are very rare Western Pacific Ocean
11 30, Navy CVN-70 aircraft from its home port of San Diego left for operational deployment of the West Pacific Ocean. December 2, U.S. Navy George – Washington aircraft carrier battle group in the Korean Peninsula and the western waters of material supply operations for the upcoming US-Japan joint military exercises to prepare. George – Washington aircraft carrier has just ended with the South Korean Navy’s three-day joint military exercise in the Yellow Sea.
the same waters two aircraft carriers
the sound of the emergency situation in Northeast Asia, in the “George Washington”, the United States to send nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and then announced “Carl Vinson” battle group, a mighty bound for the Western Pacific cruise. This is the first time in five years the carrier to the West Pacific Ocean. Accompanied by the latest U.S. “Aegis” destroyer, “Stockdale” was, and attachment of other missile cruisers, destroyers and other missiles.
“the first aircraft carrier strike group”
quietly coming out
“Carl Vinson “The first U.S. aircraft carrier and its battle group of three warships left San Diego, California recently near the” North Island “naval base, a three-week military training, according to plan and to the United States Seventh Fleet five mission areas under the jurisdiction of the fleet. It is reported that the Seventh Fleet of the region’s main mission is to waters of the Indian Ocean and western Pacific, while the mission of the Fifth Fleet area mainly in South Asia and the Middle East.
this “the first aircraft carrier strike group,” The mission focused on maritime security and regional security cooperation, aims to strengthen regional stability, to allies within the region to fully understand the United States’ attention to the United States on regional security. ” and “to keep its promise of determination”, but also a show of strength to deter potential conflicts. Fleet did not say whether the strike group will participate in the US-Japan joint military exercises, saying only that “routine deployment,” adding that the situation has nothing to do with the Korean Peninsula, but before the scheduled Korean artillery.
“two carriers together”
According to reports, “George Washington “aircraft departing from Yokosuka, Japan, the commander did not mention the Korean Peninsula, saying only that” the programs are already scheduled. ” The “Carl Vinson” set sail, somewhat similar argument. War in the United States to send two non-carrier strike groups in the same area, is very rare.
“Carl Vinson” and long-term deployments in East Asia, “George Washington” of the same type, are the displacement of 100,000 tons or more of the “Nimitz” class. Ship carrying about 90 aircraft, including four squadrons of F-18 “Hornet” fighter, a variety of electronic combat aircraft, transport aircraft, anti-submarine helicopters.
“Carl Vinson” aircraft carrier battle group
“Carl Vinson” is one of the United States ten nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Led by the aircraft carrier U.S. aircraft carrier battle groups known as “the first aircraft carrier battle group.” In addition to “Carl Vinson” aircraft carrier battle group also includes the “Bunker Hill” cruiser, “Stockdale” destroyer, “Gridley,” the destroyer and aircraft carrier flight United 17.