Wertheim, Eric
November 2008
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2008, Vol. 134 Issue 11, p92
Conference Proceeding
The article offers news briefs related to combat fleets. In September 2008, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, USS George Washington (CVN-73), arrived in Yokosuka, Japan, to replace the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63) carrier. The Japanese Ministry of Defense approved the deployment of female sailors to begin serving on board of the Maritime Self-Defense Force warships. Amid rising tensions with the West after their invasion of Georgia, the Russian Navy sent warships to Venezuela in September 2008.


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