‘Rare Opportunity’: Pentagon Confirms Joint Drill of 3 Aircraft Carriers in Pacific
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‘Rare Opportunity’: Pentagon Confirms Joint Drill of 3 Aircraft Carriers in Pacific

Three US aircraft carrier strike groups will hold joint drills in the Western Pacific, the Pentagon has confirmed. It comes as the US President continues his Asia tour, reiterating Washington’s willingness to use military force against Pyongyang if necessary. In the largest naval exercise in a decade, the USS Nimitz, USS Ronald Reagan and USS…

US Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map – November 6, 2017
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US Carrier Strike Groups Locations Map – November 6, 2017

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 carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map. Carrier strike…

“Calm Before the Storm”? Trump Sends Second Aircraft Carrier to Korean Peninsula with 7,500 Marines Aboard
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“Calm Before the Storm”? Trump Sends Second Aircraft Carrier to Korean Peninsula with 7,500 Marines Aboard

Just one week after uttering his now-infamous “this is the calm before the storm” statement to the press ahead of a dinner with military leaders, we now learn that President Trump has dispatched a second nuclear aircraft carrier, the USS Theodore Roosevelt, filled with 7,500 marines, to the Korean Peninsula. Of course, this comes after…

Trump Administration All at Sea: the Bizarre Voyage of the Carl Vinson
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Trump Administration All at Sea: the Bizarre Voyage of the Carl Vinson

The US’s game of deception about the movements of the Carl Vinson during the North Korean crisis has damaged the US’s credibility and earned it deserved ridicule. The saga of the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and its battle group serves as a good example of all that is wrong with the Trump administration’s conduct of…

US Carrier to Arrive for Joint Drills with South Korea as Pyongyang Warns of ‘Merciless’ Strikes
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US Carrier to Arrive for Joint Drills with South Korea as Pyongyang Warns of ‘Merciless’ Strikes

A US Navy aircraft carrier group is expected to arrive in South Korea on Wednesday to take part in joint annual drills, the US military announced. It comes after the North warned of “merciless” attacks if its sovereignty is violated during the exercises. The strike group will arrive at the port city of Busan on…

US Aircraft Carrier Group Deployed for ‘Routine Patrols’ in South China Sea
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US Aircraft Carrier Group Deployed for ‘Routine Patrols’ in South China Sea

Ignoring repeated warnings from Beijing not to aggravate tensions in Southeast Asia, the US Navy has deployed an aircraft carrier strike group for “routine” maritime patrols in the vicinity of the disputed South China Sea waters. The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, together with aircraft from the Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, and the…