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US nuclear carrier docks in neighboring Indonesia, what’s going on?

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The USS Ronald Reagan, a US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, docks at Changi Naval Base in Singapore. photo/Straits Times/Alphonsus Chern

Singapore , Aircraft Carrier Navy’s nuclear powered USS Ronald Reagan United States of America, USA) Changi Naval Base, Singapore, docked on Friday.

Its presence in neighboring Indonesia is the first time since 2019.

To quote a report from Straits TimesOn Saturday (7/23/2022), the USS Ronald Reagan’s appearance was a routine port visit for several days to replenish supplies and allow those to rest ashore.

It was the first time in a month since his last visit to Guam, a US territory in the Pacific, in June.

During brief remarks to reporters aboard the ship, US Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro paid tribute to the strong US-Singapore ties.

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“I am deeply grateful to Singapore for its long history of friendly relations… so that our two countries can prosper economically as two independent and independent democracies,” he said.

The USS Ronald Reagan has been deployed to patrol the Asia-Pacific region since May 21 as part of regular US Seventh Fleet operations in the region.

A spokesman for the ship declined to disclose how long the USS Ronald Reagan and her crew would be in Singapore, citing operational safety.

Nimitz-class ships, which can carry more than 5,000 personnel and about 100 aircraft, have demonstrated home-porting Since 2015 in Yokosuka, Japan.

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