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Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

Pentagon confirms rare, three aircraft carrier drill November 11-14
From Reuters - November 8, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would soon carry out the first exercise in a decade involving three aircraft carrier strike groups in the Western Pacific, confirming a Reuters report published on Monday.

It is a rare opportunity to train with two aircraft carriers together, and even rarer to be able to train with three, Admiral Scott Swift, U.S. Pacific Fleet commander, said in a statement, adding the drills would take place from Saturday to Tuesday. U.S. President Donald Trump will be traveling in Asia during the initial days of the drills.

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