04 iulie 2020

US sends aircraft carriers to exercise in South China Sea

stripes.com

MELBOURNE, Australia (Tribune News Service) — The U.S. is sending the USS Ronald Reagan and USS Nimitz aircraft carriers to the South China Sea for military exercises as China ramps up its own drills in the area, drawing protests from Washington.Dual carrier operations and exercises are being conducted in “international waters of the South China Sea to support a free and open Indo-Pacific,” the U.S. Navy said in an emailed statement that didn’t specify locations. The exercises won’t be [...]