Amid the escalating tension between America and Iran
and the US Air Force transferring two B-52 bombers from Minot Air Force Base in North Dakota to the Middle East, Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced that Washington has decided to withdraw the aircraft carrier of the only navy operating in the Middle East. To the country ..
The USS Nimitz, the only US aircraft carrier in the Middle East, has been stationed in the Gulf and Indian Ocean since June 2020, after its launch from San Diego in May.
Military officials said that its dispatch was intended to warn Iran against launching attacks against American forces or interests and to deter it from carrying out revenge attacks for the assassination of Iranian Qassem Soleimani.
The Central Command of the US Armed Forces, “CENTCOM”, announced in a statement that it had transported two B-52H aircraft to the Middle East, which departed from Maynott base in North Dakota, to emphasize the United States’ adherence to regional security and display the unique ability to deploy Immediate overwhelming combat power, “without mentioning the location of the two bombers’ station.