27 Jan '12, 4am

On board the USS John C Stennis

On board the USS John C Stennis

SINGAPORE: The USS John C Stennis, one of US Navy's nuclear powered super carriers is now docked at Changi Naval Base. The aircraft carrier arrived on Thursday from the Strait of Hormuz. It was present in the Strait when Iran test fired its latest missiles last week. The super carrier also foiled a Somalian pirate attack in the Arabian sea earlier this month. With more than 5,000 sailors on board, the aircraft carrier has capabilities ranging from anti-submarine warfare, maritime security, strike aircraft and other combat operations. The USS John C Stennis is one of the largest class of aircraft carriers in the world. Up to two fighter jets can be launched from the flight deck simultaneously at any one time, going from speeds of zero to 290 kilometres per hour within three seconds. The Stennis also has self-sustaining capabilities. Rear-Admiral Craig Faller said: "This shi...

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