UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The US Navy carrier strike group, led by the nuclear power carrier Eisenhower, entered the Mediterranean Sea, Marine traffic tracking portal reports .
Judging by the movement of the ship, the American aircraft carrier is heading to the Eastern Mediterranean, accompanied by two missile cruisers and three destroyers.
In terms of staffing, the carrier group must also be accompanied by a nuclear attack submarine equipped with Tomahawk cruise missiles, but the media has not yet reported its presence.
According to the US Navy, the group is sent to the Gulf region to change the carrier carrier group of the carrier “Harry Truman”, which has been there since December last year . And participates in a “security operation” in international waters.
However, it is possible that before this the ship will “linger” for awhile near Syria. The aircraft carrier is commanded by Captain Kyle Higgins. And “Eisenhower” was founded in 1970, known for participating in Operation “Desert Storm” in 1991.
Last Friday, amid a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Syrian province of Idlib, two Russian frigates, Admiral Makarov and Admiral Grigorovich, equipped with Caliber cruise missiles, as well as Orsk, a large landing ship (BDK), proceeded to the region.
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