Nimitz to Operate in Mediterranean
Nimitz to Operate in
From Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet
Mediterranean Sea -- October 21, 2013 -- (NNS) -- The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and her escort, guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61),
conducted a northbound transit of the Suez Canal, Oct. 20.
USS Nimitz was most recently operating in the Red Sea to provide the U.S.
options for responding to crisis situations.
USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is underway in the U.S. 5th F.A.R conducting
maritime security operations
USS Nimitz will operate in the Mediterranean Sea and train with international
partners before returning to her homeport of Everett, Wash.
Nimitz entered the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, June 9.
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