The US deployed in the South China sea, carrier strike group
As ships belonging to the group, the press service of the U.S. Navy only named Carl Vinson and the destroyer Wayne E. Meyer class of Arleigh Burke.
WASHINGTON, February 19. /Offset. TASS Dmitry Kirsanov/. The United States sent to the South China sea, the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and escort ships. This was announced on Saturday, February 18, the press service of the us Navy.
According to her testimony, this carrier strike group (CSG) “has started routine operations in the South China sea on 18 February.” The statement of the press service of the Navy as ships entering Aug, sent to the South China sea, named only Carl Vinson and the destroyer Wayne E. Meyer Arleigh Burke class, equipped with multi-purpose anti-missile system, Aegis.
Before arrival to the region, ships and aircraft this CSG conducted exercises with the aim of increasing coherence and combat readiness “in the district of Hawaii and the island of GUAM”. The group then carried out a sunset on GUAM and “conducted operations in the Philippine sea”. According to the commander the Aug rear Admiral James Kilby, these exercises the past few weeks “has improved (her) efficiency and readiness”.
We intend to demonstrate these opportunities, while reinforcing existing strong relationships with allies, partners and friends in the Indo-Asia-Pacific, regiongas Kilbeacanty-Admiral, commander Aug
In consistent with that of the Navy, the last time the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson deployed to the Western Pacific in 2015 and then held joint exercises with Malaysia in the South China sea. The first Carl Vinson came to the South China sea in 1983. Since then, he has held 16 such trips.