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Thursday, February 02, 2012

France to send nuclear aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf

Charles de GaulleFrance will send a "Charles de Gaulle" nuclear aircraft carrier into the Persian Gulf, Interfax reported citing Israeli media.

It is expected that in March-April at least four U.S. and French aircraft carrier battle groups will be placed in East of Persian Gulf, according to Interfax.

As of now, U.S. carrier "Abraham Lincoln" is present in the Gulf, along with the missile cruiser, two U.S. Navy destroyers and two ships, each from British and French Navy.

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  1. Anonymous3/2/12 17:51

    So, I take it, it will be up to the US Navy to tow the Charles De Gaulle back to France this time?

  2. Anonymous5/2/12 07:38

    Where will the Charles de Gaulle hide if push comes to shove?


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