US sailor missing from USS Nimitz aircraft carrier in Arabian Sea


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The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz has been pushed into port by tug boats in Honolulu, Hawaii, at Pearl Harbor in a file photo dated March 11, 2003.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates – US Navy on Monday night searched for the sailor missing from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz while patrolling the North Arabian Sea. Tensions with Iran.

Cmdr said the crew aboard Nimitz sounded a “man overboard” alert at 6:47 pm on Sunday. Rebecca Rebarich is the spokesperson for the 5th Fleet of the US Navy based in Bahrain. Following Nimitz’s extensive exploration, it was America’s oldest carrier in active service carrying approximately 5,000 sailors and marines.

Remich said Nimitz, guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton and other personnel of the 5th Fleet continued their search on Monday. He refused to identify the missing sailor, citing naval policy.

Nimitz, whose homeport is Bremerton, Washington, has been in the Arabian Sea since late July. It took the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower was replaced, having spent a few months of its deployment in the Arabian Sea, which saw the carrier breaking the Navy’s previous sea record. Naval officers have limited port calls due to the coronovirus epidemic.

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In a photo released by SafeNews on July 28, 2020, the Revolutionary Guard Speed ​​Boat surrounds a replica aircraft carrier during an Iranian military exercise. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard fired a missile from a helicopter, which targeted a simulated aircraft carrier in the strategic strait of Hormoz.

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Nimitz’s arrival at the Midge saw Iran conduct a live fire Mockup Aircraft Carrier Targeting Drill Looks like

Drill lined Dangerous threat of military conflict After a series of escalating incidents last year, the US drone attack between Iran and the US killing a top Iranian general in Baghdad led to. Tehran responded to the attack by hitting ballistic missiles that wounded dozens of US forces in Iraq.

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