The U.S. Navy sent the aircraft carrier "Ronald Reagan" on the Korean Peninsula, where he will conduct exercises with the "Carl Vinson" in conditions of heightened tension in the region, according to two defense Department to CNN.
According to a preliminary analysis of American intelligence, North Korea has demonstrated a significant leap forward in their missile program after firing that has reached "successful" controlled entry into the lower atmosphere of the Earth, according to U.S. officials.
US aircraft carrier "Ronald Reagan" off the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday, after the completion of the maintenance period and sea trials in his hometown of Yokosuka, Japan, according to the Navy.
"Coming out of a long period of service in the port, we must ensure that Ronald Reagan and the rest of the strike group have been properly integrated as we move forward," - said in a press release, rear Admiral Charles Williams. As soon as he arrive in the region, will begin various training exercises, but first we need to concentrate on certification of its ability to safely run and make the aircraft, according to the U.S. Navy. Official representatives of the defense Ministry does not comment that the two carriers will do, but in the end, "Reagan", is expected to replace the "Vinson" in the region after the deployment ends.
According to the Navy, 1 092-foot Reagan, the Nimitz class carrier has a crew 4539 people and is equipped with about 60 aircraft. He was commissioned in 2003 and was worth about $8.5 billion
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