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Theodore Roosevelt Service Strike Group transits the Pacific Ocean

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The U.S. Navy introduced on Saturday that the Theodore Roosevelt Service Strike Group transits the Pacific Ocean.

The Theodore Roosevelt Service Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment to the Indo-Pacific, in keeping with a current service information launch.

Offering maritime safety and sustaining freedom of the seas in accordance with worldwide legislation and customs, the ships and models will function with worldwide companions and allies to advertise regional stability and prosperity.

Service Strike Group (CSG) 9 commander Stu Baker stated: “The US Navy service strike group serves because the centrepiece of deterrence, offering our nationwide command authority with versatile deterrent choices and a visual ahead presence.

“The Theodore Roosevelt Service Strike Group educated laborious, carried out effectively, and is now able to execute no matter missions we’re assigned.”

The flagship, the usTheodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is one among 12 nuclear-powered plane carriers within the U.S. Navy. It’s over 1,000 toes lengthy, weighs 100,000 tons and may launch and get better 100 fight flights on daily basis.

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is the fourth Nimitz-class nuclear powered plane service in the US Navy. She is known as in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the US. She is the fourth ship named in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, three bearing his full title and a fourth with simply his final title.

Along with the plane service, the group consists of guided-missile destroyers, a cruiser and a service air wing. It final deployed for seven months in 2017.

An MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to the “Eightballers” of Helicopter Sea Fight Squadron (HSC) 8, hovers over the plane service USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Jan. 25, 2020. Picture by Mass Communication Specialist third Class Erick A. Parsons)
The Theodore Roosevelt Service Strike Group transits the Pacific Ocean Jan. 25, 2020. Picture by Mass Communication Specialist third Class Erick A. Parsons