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U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf in Show of Force Against Iran

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Tuesday, 04 December, 2018, 11:45
U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf in Show of Force Against Iran

Shortly after Iran unveiled a new destroyer, which is believed to have radar-evading stealth properties, electronic capabilities and a flight deck for helicopters, the US accused Tehran of conducting a ballistic missile test in violation of the UN Security Council's resolution as tensions between the two countries soar.
Just days after Iran launched the Sahand, a stealth destroyer, in the Persian Gulf, Pentagon officials announced that a US aircraft carrier strike group will arrive in the Middle East in a matter of days, The Wall Street Journal reported. The upcoming deployment will end the longest period in two decades that a carrier group was absent from the region.