This map shows the approximate locations of US, British and Russian aicraft carriers and carrier strike groups. SouthFront: Analysis & Intelligence tracks locations of these aircraft carriers using the available open-source information. No classified information was used in production of the map.
- The CVN-75 Harry S. Truman carrier strike group recently particiapted in the Trident Juncture 2018 war games near Russia’s northern border and is now deployed near the coast of Portugal.
- The CVN-76 Ronald Reagan carrier strike group participated in the Keen Sword 2019 war games in the period from October 28 to November 8. The Keen Sword 2019 is a large-scale joint drills by the US and Japan. The drill came amid the growing tensions between Washington and Beijing in the sitaution in the South China Sea.
- According to reprots, planned repair and modernization works have been resumed at the Admiral Kuznetsov heavy aircraft-carrying missile cruiser (TAVKR) after the October 30 incident with the floating dry dock.
- The HMS Queen Elizabeth is conducting drills off the east coast of the US in order to test its F-35 jets.