Lincoln aircraft carrier battle group stationed in the U.S. Navy 7th Fleet theater (Figure)
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BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) reported that, according to David Keys, U.S. Navy,” Lincoln “aircraft carrier battle group into the 25 September the 7th Fleet area of ??responsibility (AOR), the deployment is part of the deployment plan for 2010-2011.
U.S. Navy 7th Fleet is the largest overseas military fleet, the Pacific and Indian Ocean covering more than 48 million square miles.
deployment, “Lincoln” aircraft carrier battle group’s mission will focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation, create favorable conditions for the stability of the region.
“Lincoln” aircraft carrier battle group is the continuous presence of U.S. naval forces as part of, to support maritime security operations in international waters, and to encourage dialogue, promote growth and ensure the free flow of trade in the region.
“Lincoln” aircraft carrier battle group from the flagship “Abraham Lincoln” aircraft carrier (CVN 72), the second Carrier Air Wing (CVW), home port in San Diego base, “St. George’s Corner “missile cruiser (CG 71) and 9 Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) composition. Destroyer Squadron 9 homeport in Everett, including the base, “Mommsen” and “Shoup” destroyer, and the “Halsey” destroyer (DDG 97) and “Shiteleite” destroyer (DDG 104). (China Research Institute of Shipbuilding Technology and Economy Zhang Luo Qing)