Washington, The United States Central Command (CENTCOM) announced Monday that USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carrier reached the waters of the Arabian Gulf as the Strike Group continues to support USCENTCOM missions, after the outbreak of the war in Gaza on Oct. 7.
The Carrier Strike Group Eisenhower (IKECSG) completed a transit of the Strait of Hormuz to enter the waters of the Arabian Gulf, the CENTCOM said.
While in the Arabian Gulf, the IKECSG are patrolling to ensure freedom of navigation in key international waterways while supporting CENTCOM requirements throughout the region, it added.
The aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) was accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), guided-missile destroyers USS Gravely (DDG 107) and the USS Stethem (DDG 63) and the French frigate Languedoc (D 653), the US Central Command said.
On Nov. 5, the Command announced that Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group arrived in the Middle East as part of the increase in regional posture.
Source: Qatar News Agency