In response to the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, the US defense has deployed eleven carrier strike groups to Israel, with the primary objective behind this deployment being to discourage any potential involvement from Iran in the Israel and Hamas conflict. In this article, you will discover which carrier strike groups the US defense sent.
US Defense Secretary Orders Carrier Strike Groups to Eastern Mediterranean Amid Ongoing Conflict in Gaza
According to Popular Science, the US Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin, has ordered carrier strike groups to the eastern Mediterranean as part of the American response to the staggering conflict happening in Gaza.
However, it remains a question what are the carrier strike groups that have been sent near Israel and what could be the message of the carrier strike groups towards the nations wanting to take advantage or be involved in the current Israel and Hamas conflict.
Eleven Strike Groups Deployed Near Israel to Deter Wider Conflict
According to Nikkei Asia, the eleven carrier strike groups that have been sent near Israel are to warn the nations that want to be involved in the current conflict as well as to deter into a wider conflict.
The primary vessel that has been sent near Israel is a 1,092-foot-long aircraft carrier, accompanied by other ships that form the strike groups. The US has sent 10 American ships, which comprise two carrier strike groups – the USS Gerald R. Ford and the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Groups
As said, the deployment of these carrier strike groups is intended to deter any possibility of a broader conflict.