US Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map – July 22, 2016

U.S. Navy ships assigned to the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group sail in formation for a strike group photo 22.07.2016  This is the newst update of the ‘U.S. Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map’ exclusive series showing the approximate locations of U.S. Carrier Strike Groups on a weekly basis. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of U.S. aircraft…

France to deploy aircraft carrier against ISIS, will supply Iraqi forces with heavy weapons

France to deploy aircraft carrier against ISIS, will supply Iraqi forces with heavy weapons

France’s Charles de Gaulle aircraft carrier will assist airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, French President Francois Hollande has said. Hollande was speaking after a Defense Council meeting in the Elysee Palace in the French capital. The carrier will be deployed at the end of September this year, according to the French…

The Houthis Strike Back: US-Saudi War on Yemen Is in Deep You-Know-What

The Houthis have beaten back and counter-invaded Saudi. US and the Gulf Arabs have responded with — listen this — a statement pleading that ‘the conflict in Yemen should not threaten Yemen’s neighbours’  Since March 2015 Saudi Arabia, with active help of the U.S., UK and UAE, is trying to subdue Yemen by force. Using…

Lavrov: West acts in the Middle East like a bull in a china shop

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov © Alexandr Sherbak/TASS KLYAZMA (Moscow Region), July 22. /TASS/. The West’s incompetent policy in the Middle East and North Africa has led to the current consequences in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday. “What is happening in the Middle East, North Africa is the direct result of a…

US Navy’s $12.9 Billion Carrier Isn’t Ready for Warfare, Memo Says

Christening ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford, on Nov. 9, 2013. Photographer: David Hume Kennerly/Getty Images The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier isn’t ready for warfare.The $12.9 billion USS Gerald R. Ford — the most expensive warship ever built — may struggle to launch and recover aircraft, mount a defense and move munitions, according…