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Navy carrier strike group deployed near Taiwan

Posted on AllSides August 16th, 2023
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Mass Communication Specialist Seaman David Flewellyn/U.S. Navy via AP

The aircraft carrier strike group led by the USS Ronald Reagan is deployed in waters off the east coast of Taiwan amid growing tensions with China over the recent U.S. visit by Taiwan’s vice president, the U.S. Naval Institute reported this week.

A Navy spokesman said the Ronald Reagan carrier strike group is operating in the Western Pacific. The Navy generally declines to disclose the locations of its carriers for security reasons.

In addition to the aircraft carrier and its air wing, other ships in the group include the cruisers USS...

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