American nuclear aircraft carrier “Harry Truman” on Friday,October 19, for the first time in nearly three decades crossed the Arctic circle into the Arctic.
It is reported by the U.S. Navy on Twitter.
According to the U.S. Department of the aircraft carrier is in a northerly direction along the Norwegian coast, accompanied by warships of the eighth carrier strike group.
We will remind, earlier the chief of the military administration of the marine corps of the Netherlands General Jeff Makati reported that planes and ships Russia are trying to arrange provocations in military exercises in the Netherlands and the UK in the Arctic circle.
Also NATO has said it is ready to respond to the threat from the Russian Federation. The commander of the European command of US Armed forces and commander in chief of the United NATO forces in Europe, General Curtis Scaparrotti said that “we are ready to respond if necessary, and we will continue to protect the Atlantic”.
Also, recall that 12июня strike group naval forces of the USA led by the nuclear aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman (USS Harry S. Truman CVN 75) returned to the Eastern Mediterranean area to continue to inflict strikes on the positions of militants “Islamic state” in Syria and Iraq.