The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) exercises in the Philippine Sea, and an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter passes over the ship. Photo: US Navy overturned

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began a visit to Asia earlier this month, among which, her visit to Taiwan on August 2 caused tension in the Taiwan Strait, and the last location of the US Navy’s flagship warship was revealed, according to her ” US Naval Institute News Network” (USNI News reports that the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) was in the Philippine Sea on the eastern side of the Philippines on August 8, while the USS America-class amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli. 7) “in the southern waters of Okinawa, completely breaking the Chinese think tank’s “South China Sea Strategic Conditions Awareness Program” (SCSPI) that had previously speculated that “Reagan” had returned to Japan and sailed 140 miles south, and also indirectly slapped the army of People’s Liberation Army bragged: “Count a few hundred kilometers.” But it also shows that if the USS Ronald Reagan were to truly cross the Taiwan Strait as the White House claimed, it would likely travel from south to north as the USS Kitty Hawk (CV- 63) in 2007.

The US Department of Defense explained that despite China’s recent live-fire exercises in the Taiwan Strait and South China Sea, US warships will continue to transit through the Taiwan Strait and conduct Operation Indo-Pacific (FONOP). ), USNI reported. He also mentioned that the USS Reagan and USS Tripoli have been operating in the Philippine Sea since Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. The report pointed out that Congress is an independent agency of the government, and Pelosi’s visit did not change the US government’s attitude toward Taiwan, nor did it change the government’s policy toward China, so the tension between Beijing and Taipei caused by China’s anger is difficult. Man-made crisis. Washington “will not take the bait” and will continue to carry out related tasks and activities in accordance with existing policies.

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According to the map of the distribution of the main American fleets produced by the USNI, in the Western Pacific region on August 8, there was a carrier strike group (CGS) of USS Reagan on the eastern side of the Philippines; can carry 20 F-35B “Lightning II” “Lightning Carrier” was “Tripoli” of the “Lightning II” combined attack aircraft in the southern waters of Okinawa; While another amphibious assault ship “USS America (LHA-6)” was briefly sailing in the East China Sea, it will return to Sasebo, Japan, on August 5.

The main distribution of the fleet is produced by USNI News: in the Western Pacific are the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, the amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli, and the amphibious assault ship USS America.

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The main distribution of the fleet is produced by USNI News: in the Western Pacific are the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, the amphibious assault ship USS Tripoli, and the amphibious assault ship USS America. Photo: Taken from USNI News

A Chinese think-tank speculated on the location of USS Ronald Reagan on August 8, which was denied by US Navy official news. Figure: Extracted from awareness of the strategic position of the South China Sea

A Chinese think-tank speculated on the location of USS Ronald Reagan on August 8, which was denied by US Navy official news. Figure: Extracted from awareness of the strategic position of the South China Sea