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World UPDATE 2-U.S. aircraft carrier strike group sails through Strait of Hormuz

23:00  19 november  2019
23:00  19 november  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U . S . aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U . S . officials This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions. We encourage you to use another browser, such as

The US aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has sailed through the Strait of Hormuz , close to the coast of Iran.

By Idrees Ali

STRAIT OF HORMUZ - NOVEMBER 19: In this handout photo provided by the US Navy,  The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), left, the Royal Navy air defense destroyer HMS Defender (D 36) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transit the Strait of Hormuz on November 19, 2019. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. With Abraham Lincoln as the flagship, deployed strike group assets include staffs, ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7. (Photo by Zachary Pearson- U.S. Navy via Getty Images)© Getty STRAIT OF HORMUZ - NOVEMBER 19: In this handout photo provided by the US Navy, The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), left, the Royal Navy air defense destroyer HMS Defender (D 36) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) transit the Strait of Hormuz on November 19, 2019. The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. With Abraham Lincoln as the flagship, deployed strike group assets include staffs, ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 7. (Photo by Zachary Pearson- U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. aircraft carrier strike group Abraham Lincoln sailed through the vital Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, U.S. officials told Reuters, amid simmering tensions between Iran and the United States.

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Carrier Strike Group 9 (CSG-9 or CARSTRKGRU 9) is a U . S . Navy carrier strike group . On 27 November 2013, Carrier Strike Group Nine was underway to complete its Tailored Ship' s Training ^ "Iranian patrol boats shadow US aircraft carrier as it passes through Strait of Hormuz ".

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Tensions in the Gulf have risen since attacks on oil tankers this summer, including off the coast of the United Arab Emirates, and a major assault on energy facilities in Saudi Arabia. Washington has blamed Iran, which has denied being behind the attacks on global energy infrastructure.

The commander overseeing U.S. naval forces in the Middle East told Reuters in May that he would send an aircraft carrier through the Strait of Hormuz if needed.

In a statement on Tuesday, the Navy said the Lincoln transited through the Strait into the Gulf.

About a fifth of the world's oil passes through the Strait of Hormuz.

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Published January 22, 2012. Last Update December 3, 2015. US aircraft carrier sails through "USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) completed a regular and routine transit of the Strait of Hormuz "On this occasion HMS Argyll and a French vessel joined a US carrier group transiting through the Strait

Carrier Strike Group 3 (CSG-3 or CARSTRKGRU 3) is a U . S . Navy carrier strike group . Carrier strike groups gain and maintain sea control as well as project naval airpower ashore.

The United States has deployed thousands of additional military forces in the Middle East, including bombers and air defense personnel, to act as a deterrent against what Washington says is provocative Iranian behavior.

The latest move comes as protests, sparked by gasoline price hikes, have spread across Iran since Friday, with demonstrators demanding that clerical leaders step down.

WAITING TO BUY FIGHTER JETS

Also on Tuesday, the U.S. military released a report that said Iran is likely to buy fighter jets and battle tanks from Russia and China when a United Nations-imposed arms embargo on Tehran -- under the 2015 nuclear deal with major powers -- is lifted next year.

While the U.N. arms embargo on Iran is supposed to be lifted in October 2020, five years after the nuclear deal took effect, it is questionable whether that will transpire given the recent unraveling of the accord.

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On 19 January 2012, Carrier Strike Group Nine entered the U . S . Fifth Fleet' s area of responsibility and relieved Carrier Strike Group Three (pictured) On 14 February 2012, the carrier Abraham Lincoln, the cruiser Cape St. George, and the destroyer Sterett transited through Strait of Hormuz into the

TIME LAPSE - Nimitz aircraft carrier strike group passing through the Strait of Hormuz in a row.

The report said that Iran was already in discussions with Russia, and China to a lesser extent, to buy military hardware.

Earlier this month, President Hassan Rouhani said Iran would regain access to the international arms market later next year if it stuck to the 2015 nuclear deal and this would prove "a huge political success."

The nearly 120-page report by the Pentagon's Defense Intelligence Agency detailed Iranian military strategy and capabilities.

According to the report, Iran will deploy increasing numbers of more accurate and lethal ballistic missiles in the future and field new land-attack cruise missiles. And over the next decade, Iran's military could consider taking part in multilateral peace-keeping missions and building permanent bases in allied countries, the report said. (Reporting by Idrees Ali; Editing by Dan Grebler and Leslie Adler)

Iran Holds Major Air War Games As U.S. Military Moves Through Top Oil Route .
"If the enemy intends to invade, attack or even infringe on our country's skyline, which is one of our red lines," Iran's army air defense commander warned, "we can deal with it."Speaking on the sidelines of the 98-Guardians of Velayat Sky joint exercises, Iranian Army Air Defense Brigadier General Alireza Sabahifard said Thursday that the maneuvers were being held across an area of some 416,000 square kilometers—roughly the size of the U.S. state of California—mostly in the northern province of Semnan.

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