Friday 28 December 2012

USS Stennis returns to Persian Gulf

This was supposed to be the proof that the US has no aggressive Intention against Iran – because it was withdrawn from the Gulf. It is now back

USS John C. Stennis enters Persian Gulf – reports

27 December, 2012

The USS John C. Stennis has reportedly passed the Strait of Hormuz and entered the Persian Gulf. The aircraft carrier called at the port of Jebel Ali, 35km southwest of the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, Interfax said, citing the US Navy information service. Stennis is accompanied by guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay and is expected to stay in the Fifth Fleet’s area of responsibility in December and January next year, with the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower departing early to its home port.

USS Eisenhower: Massive Presence in the Persian Gulf

Just in time for the holidays, the USS Eisenhower makes its way back from the Middle East. With about 5,000 sailors on board "Ike" is one of ten aircraft carriers the U.S. Navy now has in commission. RT Correspondent Liz Wahl reports on what the massive military ship is capable of and what's in store for it.

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