Region: US deploys aircraft carrier to the Gulf

The United States Navy aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis arrived in the Gulf region towards the end of 2018, after an eight-month period in which there was no US aircraft carrier in the area – the longest period for 20 years that there has been no US carrier presence. Residents of coastal areas of Muscat, Oman witnessed some very low-level, tea-spilling visits over the New Year period by the carrier’s complement of F18 fighter attack aircraft. 10th January 2019, Issue 1,072. Read more

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