has accelerated the deployment of the USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier battle group
to the region, sent four nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Qatar and bolstered its defenses in the region by deploying more Patriot air defense systems.
The USS Abraham Lincoln sails south in the Suez canal near Ismailia city east of Cairo, as the US deploys an aircraft carrier battle group
to the Middle East.
The Bloomberg news agency reported that India also sent nuclear submarines, an aircraft carrier battle group
and dozens of other navy ships to the Arabian Sea after a tense military stand-off with Pakistan.
(11) But an aircraft carrier battle group
still represents and conveys American resolve, with the implied promise of likely reinforcements should hostilities break out.
The establishment of Operation Southern Watch in 1992--the military effort to enforce the no-fly zone protecting the Shi'a population below Iraq's 33rd parallel--required a full-time aircraft carrier battle group
presence in the northern Gulf.
The US Navy has a fleet of cruise missile armed warships off the Syrian coast and an aircraft carrier battle group
in waters nearby, the report added.
It consists of an Aircraft Carrier Battle Group
, an Amphibious Ready Group, surface combatants, submarines, maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, and logistics ships.
The aircraft carrier battle group
, with 6,000 sailors, is stopping in Hong Kong over the weekend after making a port call in the Philippines.
and the Middle East, and Deputy/Operations Officer for human intelligence in Europe and Africa; staff officer at the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and Chief of Naval Operations; assistant intelligence officer for an aircraft carrier battle group
; intelligence liaison to a key NATO ally; and branch chief with the Office of Naval Intelligence (division received CIA's National Meritorious Unit Citation).
As tensions rise over Iran's nuclear standoff with the West, the US and Iran have pursued an escalating series of military moves, with Washington sending a second aircraft carrier battle group
to the region and Iran responding with more frequent manoeuvres.
An American aircraft carrier battle group
from Hong Kong was expected to reach Indonesia's Sumatra island today.
An aircraft carrier battle group
includes six to eight ships, including cruisers, destroyers, frigates and other vessels, and about 7,500 sailors.