In the area Persian Gulf for the first time since December 2010 for 2 months will be just one south american aircraft carrier, and not two as usual. This was told by representatives of the U.S. Navy.
This is due to the technical neuvvyazkami, appeared on the nuclear aircraft carrier "Nimitz", which in January next year, had to change aircraft carrier "Dwight Eisenhower", ITAR-TASS reported.
Now rotation is delayed until the summer. By this time, are expected to be eliminated problems in the propulsion system, "Nimitz", assigned to the Naval Base in Bremerton (WA).
It was decided in December to return "Dwight Eisenhower" to the place of registration in Norfolk (Virginia), to change his deck coating takeoff track and bring back to the Persian Gulf in February for a period of four months.
In December and January, the district will remain only one south american aircraft carrier — "John Stennis," though accompanied by other ships.
In announcing its own resolution approved by the Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta, Navy representatives mentioned, that it has nothing to do with the recent developments in the area of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict or other emergencies.
Retaining the impressive presence of its own aircraft carrier groups in the region Persian Gulf, The United States also seek to put further pressure on Iran.