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U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka base

National Aug 9, 2017

U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan returns to Yokosuka base

The U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan returned Wednesday to its home port of Yokosuka Naval Base following a nearly three-month mission that included patrols and drills in the Sea of Japan. The Nimitz-class, nuclear-powered carrier left the port on May 16 with about 5,000 sailors ...

MSDF to hold joint drill with U.S. carrier Ronald Reagan

National May 31, 2017

MSDF to hold joint drill with U.S. carrier Ronald Reagan

A joint exercise by the Maritime Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan is being arranged as concerns grow over the increased pace of North Korea's weapons testing, government sources said Wednesday. The nuclear-powered Ronald Reagan was sent to the Sea of ...

Chinese sub targeted U.S. carrier, report says

Asia Pacific Dec 16, 2015

Chinese sub targeted U.S. carrier, report says

by Alastair Wanklyn

A Chinese submarine conducted a simulated missile attack on the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier near Japan in October, a report said Tuesday. Citing American military sources, online news service the Washington Free Beacon said the submarine shadowed the carrier and was detected behaving as ...

U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan arrives in Yokosuka

National Oct 1, 2015

U.S. nuclear aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan arrives in Yokosuka

The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan arrived at the port of Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture, Thursday morning where it will be forward-deployed for seven years. Arriving a day earlier than scheduled, the Ronald Reagan replaces the George Washington, another carrier of the Nimitz class that ...