U.S. Simultaneously Deploys Most Aircraft Carrier Groups In Almost Four Years

Posted: June 7, 2016 in Uncategorized
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US Navy deploys the biggest number of aircraft carrier strike groups at the same time, since 2012, local media reported.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Defense News broadcaster reported Monday that four aircraft carrier strike groups were deployed at the moment, while two more were carrying out local tasks.

The broadcaster added citing a spokesman for the Navy that six of 10 US aircraft carriers had not been simultaneously at sea since November 2012.

According to the media outlet, the seventh aircraft carrier strike group is being prepared to be deployed later in the year, while the US Navy could receive the 11th carrier that will also strengthen US maritime capabilities.

 

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