January 10 2011
The Japanese navy is holding drills with U.S. warships on Monday in the East China Sea, RIA Novosti reports.
The Nimitz-class USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) carrier is participating along with American destroyers, according to the Japanese Defense Ministry.
The nuclear-powered carrier, whose home port is in California, has been deployed in the area since December, according to the U.S. and Japanese sources.
The drills will take place west of Kyushu island, the ministry said. ...
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