Two US Navy carriers are conducting operations together in the Pacific for the second time in a week.
The USS Nimitz and the USS Ronald Reagan began operating together in the Philippine Sea on Sunday, just one week after the Nimitz began operating with the USS Theodore Roosevelt.
“Dual carrier operations,” Rear Adm. George Wikoff, the Carrier Strike Group 5 commander, said, “demonstrate our commitment to regional allies, our ability to rapidly mass combat power in the Indo-Pacific, and our readiness to confront all those who challenge international norms that support regional stability.”
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Two US Navy aircraft carriers are conducting dual carrier operations in the Pacific for the second time in a week.
Following dual carrier flight operations involving the USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz that began on June 21, the USS Ronald Reagan kicked off dual carrier operations with the USS Nimitz on June 28.
Rear Adm. George Wikoff, the Carrier Strike Group 5 commander, said in a statement that “we aggressively seek out every opportunity to advance and strengthen our capabilities and proficiency at conducting all-domain warfighting operation.”
“Dual carrier operations,” he continued, “demonstrate our commitment to regional allies, our ability to rapidly …read more
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