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The American aircraft carrier "Dwight Eisenhower" went to the Persian Gulf "to fight ISIS"

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American weekly Navy times reports that the US is directing the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Dwight Eisenhower with a group of support ships to the Persian Gulf. The report says that the American ships "will join the operation against the militants of ISIS." US Navy Command Representative Admiral Phil Davidson:
The US Navy strike group led by the Dwight Eisenhower aircraft carrier will replace the Harry Truman aircraft carrier in the area of ​​deployment and will be used to launch attacks based on its board aviation according to the positions of the militants of the Islamic State.



A group of US Navy ships left the Norfolk naval base.

The American aircraft carrier "Dwight Eisenhower" went to the Persian Gulf "to fight ISIS"


The American aircraft carrier "Harry Truman" is in the Persian Gulf since December last year. If you believe the command of the US Navy, the aircraft based on it made more than 1 thousands of sorties, dropping about 580 tons of air ammunition to ISIL positions.

Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) - aircraft carrier "Nimitz". It was launched over 40 years ago (October 1975). Displacement - 97 thousand tons, draft - 11,3 m. Crew - 3,2 thousands of people. Travel speed - up to 30 nodes. The aviation group consists of 90 aircraft units, including both aircraft and helicopters.
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Mark D. Faram / Staff
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  1. evil partisan
    evil partisan 2 June 2016 18: 01
    +3
    Are the Saudis about to bomb? what
    1. cniza
      cniza 2 June 2016 18: 05
      +12
      Quote: wicked partisan
      Are the Saudis about to bomb? what


      Rather, cover for the barmaley, "good" barmaley, as they say.
      1. Atlant-1164
        Atlant-1164 2 June 2016 19: 29
        +4
        they will not bomb anyone .. they are generally pacifists.
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    3. Thrall
      Thrall 2 June 2016 18: 05
      +12
      It's time to shoot "Peculiarities of National Fishing in the Persian Gulf" laughing
    4. marl
      marl 2 June 2016 18: 09
      +2
      Quote: Angry Guerrilla
      Are the Saudis about to bomb?

      No, just away from our VKS, just in case ...
    5. APASUS
      APASUS 2 June 2016 19: 20
      +4
      Quote: wicked partisan
      Are the Saudis about to bomb? what

      Who are they going to bomb?
      You just look at this information.
      more than 1 thousand sorties were flown, dropping about 580 tons of ammunition to ISIS positions.

      It is they who graze sheep with the help of fighters in the desert ...................
      1. BARKAS
        BARKAS 2 June 2016 20: 06
        +2
        Well, at least some kind of diversity used to be written simply with a humanitarian mission!
  2. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 2 June 2016 18: 14
    +4
    And he did it on time. ISIS from 10 to 12 drown will come from the VKS.
  3. mojohed2012
    mojohed2012 2 June 2016 18: 31
    +5
    Yes barmaley will supply. There, the entire aircraft carrier and escort ships are seen to the eyeballs loaded with weapons and ammunition for igil, annusra, jaish al islam, etc. they’ll type on helicopters fly to the coast to patrol, and in fact weapons to bearded.
    We know how they fight the igil. 3-AI year struggling underestimated.
    So the raccoon is taken by 500 Kurds and Marines. And everyone is already shouting about victory. Obama is a wimp and balabol.
  4. masiya
    masiya 2 June 2016 18: 37
    +4
    What is the use of Truman, then also of Eisenhower, where they make flights there ... who are being bombed ... it is not clear if they themselves can’t figure out who the opposition belongs to, what can they talk about ... ???
    1. user
      user 2 June 2016 18: 54
      +3
      What is the use of Truman, then also from Eisenhower, where they fly there ... who is being bombed ... it’s not clear


      For them, this is not a real war, but a computer shooter with a transition to another level. It’s just that they didn’t take part in a normal war, such as in Korea or Vietnam (although the level of armament and supplies, I'm not talking about air support, it’s not even correct to compare). Therefore, they behave like cool cops against bad guys.

      However, as usual in the Anglo-Saxon manner.
  5. Atlant-1164
    Atlant-1164 2 June 2016 18: 51
    +6
    nothing changes.
  6. Altona
    Altona 2 June 2016 19: 54
    +6
    If you fight like that again, imitating a fight ....
  7. Anchonsha
    Anchonsha 2 June 2016 21: 04
    +1
    If we dropped how much ammunition on bandits in Syria how many Americans dropped by their lies, then the ISIS would end
  8. dojjdik
    dojjdik 3 June 2016 06: 47
    +2
    Well now they are bustling because it’s better they’ll have half of Syria than all of Syria will be in Assad’s hands. Jews are throwing grandmothers to Syria and Ukraine more than any benefit from this and this is normal