Showing posts with label aircraft carrier. Show all posts
Showing posts with label aircraft carrier. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

US Navy Deploys Carrier Strike Group in Med to Implement Ukraine No-Fly Zone If Biden Gives Order | Farsnews Agency

(FNA)- The USS Truman carrier strike group has been deployed to the Mediterranean, with Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro stating its mission includes “deterring” Russia and implementing a potential no-fly zone over Ukraine, should President Joe Biden give the order to establish one.

Sunday, May 2, 2021

China’s Aircraft Carrier Group Conducts Exercise in South China Sea - FARS

South China Sea

(FNA)- China's second aircraft carrier task group conducted a series of routine exercises in the South China Sea amid heightened tensions with the United States.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

UK to send Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan, S Korea | Al Jazeera

The United Kingdom’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will lead a flotilla of Royal Navy ships through Asian waters on port visits to Japan and South Korea on its maiden deployment, the British embassy in Tokyo has announced, as Australia warned of threats of conflict in the region.

Friday, November 10, 2017

3 US aircraft carriers to enter waters off Korean Peninsula to stage joint drills: S.Korean military

3 US aircraft carriers to enter waters off Korean Peninsula
Three US aircraft carriers will enter waters off the Korean Peninsula one by one over the weekend to conduct joint maritime exercises with the South Korean Navy, Yonhap news agency reported on Friday citing Seoul's military.

Friday, June 2, 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017

Japan discusses how to evacuate citizens from S.Korea if crisis hits

Japan's National Security Council discussed how to evacuate its nearly 60,000 citizens from South Korea in the event of a crisis, a government official said Friday, amid rising concern over North Korea's nuclear weapons program.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

North Korea 'Ready for War' after US Navy Strike Team Redeploys

North Korea has warned of “catastrophic consequences” in response to any further provocations by the US, days after a US navy battle group was sent to waters off the Korean peninsula.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Syrian government air strikes hit rebel/terrorist-held Aleppo

Syrian government air strikes and barrel bomb attacks have hit residential neighbourhoods of "rebel"-held east Aleppo for the first time in nearly a month, a monitor said.

Monday, October 10, 2016

US aircraft carrier mobilized in S.Korean waters for joint naval drill

A US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier was mobilized in South Korean waters to take part in a weeklong joint naval exercise that kicked off on Monday amid concerns about provocations from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK).

Monday, June 20, 2016

U.S. sends 2 aircraft carriers to South China Sea area to reassure Asian allies

The U.S. Navy deployed two aircraft carriers near the South China Sea on Saturday in an exercise designed to calm Asian allies in the region and to make a show of military force to the Chinese.

Friday, January 29, 2016

Iran 'flies surveillance drone over US warship'

Iran flew an unarmed drone over a US aircraft carrier and took "precise" photographs during a naval drill in the Gulf, its state broadcaster said.

Thursday, December 31, 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

China Denies Sending Aircraft Carrier to Syria to Join Russian Forces

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said that Beijing does not have plans to an aircraft carrier to Syria to help Russian forces in the fight against the Islamic State (ISIL).

Monday, June 16, 2014

US steps up military preparations over Iraq

US sends more ships to Gulf and considers drone strikes in Iraq as politicians hint they may cooperate with Iran.

The US secretary of state has said his country is considering drone strikes in Iraq and is open to cooperation with Iran, as more US ships sailed towards the Gulf to deal with lightning advances by Sunni fighters.
John Kerry on Monday said drone strikes were "not the whole answer" to the takeover of large parts of northern Iraq by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in the north of Iraq. However, he said that they could be "one of the options that are important". 

Saturday, June 14, 2014

U.S. mulls Iraq options, sends warship to Gulf (to provide the American president with options for possible airstrikes)

The United States will deploy one of its naval aircraft carriers to the Gulf to give President Barack Obama military options in light of the situation in Iraq, CNN quoted a U.S. official as saying, as the government in Baghdad bolstered the capital’s defenses against any possible attack by al-Qaeda inspired militants.

The U.S. official told CNN that Washington plans to move the George H.W. Bush aircraft carrier to provide the American president with options for possible airstrikes.

Obama on Friday set the bar high for U.S. military involvement in Iraq, where a string of areas have fallen to militants belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, ruling out the possibility of putting U.S. troops on the ground in Iraq.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

China's Aircraft Carrier Returns from South China Sea Mission

China's first aircraft carrier has returned to its home port after a series of training exercises in the South China Sea.
It was the Liaoning's first long-distance training mission since being commissioned last year, amid concerns about China's growing naval power. The official Xinhua news agency said the carrier "underwent a comprehensive test of its combat system and conducted a formation practice."

Xinhua quoted unnamed naval sources as saying the 37-day trip "attained the anticipated objectives," and that all tests "went well as scheduled."

Friday, December 20, 2013

US, China Raise Tensions Over Maritime Issues. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman downplayed the incident in the South China Sea.


U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel calls China's actions in a near-collision in the South China Sea irresponsible. He also warned that such incidents could aggravate tensions in the region. This latest episode could test the increased U.S. emphasis on Asia.

The crew of the USS Cowpens was observing the Chinese carrier Liaoning on December 5, and Secretary of Defense Hagel says that's when another Chinese vessel cut across the bow.

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