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USS George Washington`s mission could raise hackles in China, locked in disputes with Vietnam, the Philippines and other govts over islands ownership.
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The deployment comes during an escalating showdown between Iran and West over the Islamic Republic`s nuclear program.
Last Updated: Monday, January 23, 2012, 08:27
The carrier USS Abraham Lincoln was the first US aircraft carrier to enter the Gulf since late December.
Last Updated: Thursday, January 12, 2012, 15:38
Backed by a cruiser, destroyer, the USS Carl Vinson carrier strike group arrived in US 5th Fleet area of responsibility on Jan 9.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 29, 2011, 13:42
Iran is holding 10-day military exercise in international waters beyond the Strait of Hormuz — the passageway for one-sixth of the world`s oil supply.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 12:57
US showed off its own big-boy super carrier to former enemy Vietnam — one of several smaller Asian nations with jittery nerves amid Beijing`s burgeoning maritime ambitions.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 24, 2010, 21:50
A US aircraft carrier set off for Korea, likely to enrage Pyongyang & China.
Last Updated: Friday, October 08, 2010, 16:26
The US navy has cancelled the visit
of its aircraft carrier, USS George Washington, to Hong Kong
scheduled for this month following objections from China.
Last Updated: Friday, August 20, 2010, 14:25
The US aircraft carrier will not participate in a joint anti-submarine
drill with S Korea.
Last Updated: Friday, August 06, 2010, 15:37
South Korea has launched a five-day anti-submarine naval drill in Yellow Sea.
Last Updated: Monday, August 24, 2009, 12:39
The US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Nimitz made a port call at the US Navy base in Yokosuka, west of Tokyo, on Monday.
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