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US Navy searching missing sailor from aircraft carrier USS Nimitz

US Navy searching missing sailor

US Navy is searching the North Arabian Sea for the missing sailor. The sailor is missing from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. According to the Navy spokesman, he told that the man overboard was called after the sailor. He was not located during the search about the Carrier. The man is called the activation of the search and rescue. USS Princeton is currently conducting search and rescue operations in the North Arabian Sea. The name of the sailor is being withheld in accordance with the U.S. Navy policy.  The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier had begun its deployment to the Pacific and the Middle East in late April. This all happened during the height of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The crew has around 5,000 sailors. They have later quarantined abroad the ship in its homeport of Bremerton, Washington. These measures were taken to ensure that there will be no casualty on the board.

Nimitz-class aircraft of US Navy

This is a ten nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in service with the United States Navy. The lead ship of the class is named after world war – II. These are the largest warships. These are built-in service until USS Gerald R. Ford entered the fleet in 2017. In this, all the ten carriers were constructed by Newport News Shipbuilding Company in Virginia.


Later the Nimitz, the guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton and other 5th Fleet personnel continued their search on Monday, Rebarich said. However, she declined that she could identify the missing sailor, citing Navy policy. The Nimitz hometown is in Washington since July. It replaced the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. This had spent months in the Arabian Sea on its deployment. Though a Carrier break could be seen at sea record. The Navy officials have limited port calls due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Later, their arrival in the Mideast saw Iran conduct a live-fire drill targeting mockup aircraft. This has a very unique in their resemblance.

This drill has underlined the lingering threat of military conflict between Iran and the U.S. after a series of escalating incidents last year. This all has lead to an American drone strike that had killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad. Although Tehran didn’t stay quiet. They responded to that strike. They fired ballistic missiles this later resulted in the wounded American forces in Iraq.

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