TrivanaNews.com – Washington, Displays of Power in Russia, the US aircraft carrier suddenly to the Mediterranean The aircraft carrier United States (US), USS Harry S. Truman suddenly rerouting of the bay towards the Mediterranean Sea. US Navy officials said the delivery of the carrier to “send a clear message” on Russia.
Displays of Power in Russia, the US aircraft carrier suddenly to the Mediterranean
Ships with 5 thousand crew has become a mainstay of the US in helping military offensive operations against ISIS targets in Iraq and Syria. Since last November, the USS Hary S. Truman contribute more than half the total US attack.
An officer of the highest in the carrier USS Hary S. Truman, Rear Admiral Bret Batchelder, told reporters that the transfer of these ships from the Gulf through the Suez Canal aims to flex “muscle” to reassure allies of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to maintain the balance of power navy in the Mediterranean.
“This is a demonstration of proficiency. That’s for sure, “he said.” No doubt the people who watch this, and this is just a graphical representation of what we are capable, “he said, as quoted by the Wall Street Journal, Thursday (06/09/2016).
Repositioning of the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman gave way in the American military strategy at a time when Russia has asserted itself aggressively in the region. Russia has deployed naval force including warships with cruise missiles in the Mediterranean Sea in order to defend its allies; Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
A military official in Washington who spoke on condition of anonymity said the shift in position of the US aircraft carrier that is a signal aimed at Moscow.
“This provides some needed presence in the Mediterranean to ‘check’ Russian,” the official said. “What do we do with this Truman make them think twice,” he continued.