U.S. aircraft carrier to visit Vietnam next year

The United States Navy will be sending an aircraft carrier to Vietnam next year. The decision was reached by U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and Vietnamese Minister of National Defense Ngo Xuan Lich.

CAM RANH BAY, Vietnam (Oct. 2, 2016)  Sailors, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), man the starboard-side rails while pulling into Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, during a Naval Engagement Activity with the people of Vietnam, Oct. 2. In it's seventh year, NEA Vietnam is designed to foster mutual understanding, build confidence in the maritime domain and strengthen relationships between the U.S. Navy and Vietnam People's Navy and the local community. Frank Cable is one of two forward-deployed submarine tenders and is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to conduct maintenance and support of deployed U.S. naval force submarines and surface vessels in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Alana Langdon)

CAM RANH BAY, Vietnam (Oct. 2, 2016) Sailors, assigned to the submarine tender USS Frank Cable (AS 40), man the starboard-side rails while pulling into Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam, during a Naval Engagement Activity with the people of Vietnam, Oct. 2. In it’s seventh year, NEA Vietnam is designed to foster mutual understanding, build confidence in the maritime domain and strengthen relationships between the U.S. Navy and Vietnam People’s Navy and the local community. Frank Cable is one of two forward-deployed submarine tenders and is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to conduct maintenance and support of deployed U.S. naval force submarines and surface vessels in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.
(U.S. Navy photo by Seaman Alana Langdon)

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