Swift: Dual-carrier operation near Korean Peninsular an option

The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, Adm. Scott Swift, told reporters in Yongsan, South Korea on Sept. 5 that dual-carrier operation near the Korean Peninsular is an option he could consider.

US Navy 041116-N-6536T-188 USS Nimitz (CVN 68), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) navigate alongside each other during routine training exercises off the southern California coast
By U.S. Navy photo by Photographer’s Mate 3rd Class Elizabeth Thompson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

“”If there’s a desire to have another carrier and there’s a desire to have more ships, more submarines, we have the capability and capacity to support that direction.”

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