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Tag: USS George Washington

  • Wednesday, June 5th 2024 - 09:34 UTC

    USS George Washington crosses into Chilean waters

    The USS George Washington is due in Valparaíso on June 11

    Chile's Navy confirmed Tuesday through a posting on X that the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington had crossed the Strait of Magellan into Pacific Ocean waters and was on her way to Valparaíso. Accompanying the vessel were the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Porter (DDG-78) and the Henry J. Kaiser-class fleet tanker USNS John Lenthall (T-AO-189).

  • Tuesday, May 28th 2024 - 09:58 UTC

    Gringo-Gaucho drills this week with USS George Washington

    The USS George Washington has already participated in joint maneuvers with the Argentine Navy in 2008

    The US Navy's George Washington nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is due this week in the South Atlantic for the “Gringo-Gaucho II” joint maneuvers with Argentina approximately 60 miles off Mar del Plata amid President Javier Milei's rapprochement with Washington. Escorted by the USS Porter and the logistic ship USNS John Lenthall, the carrier cannot dock at any relatively small Argentine port given her size.

  • Wednesday, May 22nd 2024 - 10:15 UTC

    USS George Washington arrives in Rio de Janeiro

    The ship launched in 1990 carries F/A-18F Super Hornet and F-35C Lightning II aircraft, among others

    The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN-73) arrived this week in Rio de Janeiro as a part of her Southern Seas 2024 campaign.

  • Saturday, February 3rd 2024 - 10:50 UTC

    US nuclear aircraft carrier due in South Atlantic later this year

    The USS George Washington will not be mooring at any Argentine port, it was also explained

    The United States Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington is expected to be sailing Argentine Sea waters in May as part of her continental tour, which will include other countries. The last time such a US structure was in the area was in 2010.

  • Monday, November 2nd 2015 - 08:07 UTC

    US Navy Carrier Strike Group 9 anchored off Punta Arenas for Unitas exercises

    USS George Washington and Carrier Strike Group 9 will be in Latin American waters through December for UNITAS 2015

    The United States Carrier Strike Group 9 which is participating in a series of 'Unitas' exercises with different Latin American and Pacific countries, anchored off Punta Arenas and is scheduled to leave on Monday for Rio do Janeiro, Brazil, according to reports from the extreme south Chilean city port.