No need to say much here. Just sit back, relax and enjoy the rare sight of two US Navy Carrier strike groups operating in the same spot.
“The USS Carl Vinson Strike Group and USS Ronald Reagan Strike Group are conducting routine operations in the Western Pacific,” Navy spokesman Lt. Loren Terry said.
Officials said the carriers, along with the ships and aircraft assigned to each, began dual operations in international waters within the sea on Wednesday.
The multi-day, multi-carrier exercises provide “combatant commanders with significant operational flexibility should these forces be called upon in response to regional situations,” Terry told VOA.
“This unique capability is one of many ways the U.S. Navy promotes security, stability and prosperity throughout the Indo-Asia-Pacific,” he added. – VOA News
Featured image of Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean Castellano, from Colorado Springs, Colo., recording video footage on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson in the western Pacific region, May 23, 2017 by US Navy
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