Foreign Program US Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Begins Operations in South China Sea Amid Threats from Beijing The US Navy announced Jan. 13 that the Nimitz carrier strike group Nimitz, Nim CSG, had begun operations in the South China Sea amid rising tensions with Beijing The foreign group began operations on January 12, marking the first time the USS Nimitz CSG
entered the South China Sea during deployment of the 2022-2023 group. The strike group is currently conducting routine operations in the region. This includes maritime strikes, training, anti-submarine operations combined and integrated multi-domain training with air and surface elements, and flight operations with fixed and rotary wing aircraft in the area according to the 7th Fleet press release thank you according to Rear Adm.
Christopher Sweeney Commander Kerry Destruction Group CSG-11 The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group can deliver integrated lethal and non-lethal effects from space to the bottom of the sea through every access and every d The tenacity of our sailors and the battlegrounds of war are unmatched and a testament to our country’s determination to work together with our allies and partners to keep seas free and open. Sweeney added foreign intelligence to three of the combatant commands as director of Dia and NGA for nearly nine years.
Meanwhile, the defense official told CNN that two Chinese warships are already pursuing the US Group, which comprising an aircraft carrier, a guided-missile cruiser and three overseas guided-missile destroyers, the move aligns with the US military’s expanding regional presence to prevent China from rapidly modernizing and scaling up its capabilities Military and Nuclear Washington is also strengthening its military cooperation with its regional allies, for example, the US and Japan recently agreed to increase the number of US Marines stationed in Okinawa equipped with state-of-the-art anti-ship and intelligence capabilities.
Generation In response to what they perceive to be China’s increasing aggression in the region, the two partners unveiled various initiatives. Speaking in Washington on Wednesday with Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and their Japanese counterparts, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the United States and Japan share a common vision for maintaining an Indo-Pacific free and open and what they are doing is pointing in that direction. China claims virtually the entire South China Sea using a nine-dash line that the International
Court found illegitimate in 2016. Beijing has ignored that ruling, instead building artificial islands and intensifying military actions in the maritime region disputed by the Philippines, Malaysia, Vietnam, Brunei and Taiwan, in addition, Beijing has repeatedly criticized the US navigation and militarization of the South China Sea three thousand four h yards undred yes MSN 177 protection North 119 Radius of 7 nautical miles from position three three two Seven vale 119-19 Oeste up to 1600 local for more information contact Lee control on VHF Channel 16 and 101 now abroad thanks