TEHRAN, YJC. -- S. Korea, U.S. to hold naval exercises involving nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
South Korea and the United States plan to hold two days of joint naval exercises off the east coast this week that will involve the nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, a government source said Sunday.
The 97,000-ton Nimitz will leave the port of Busan on Monday morning for the exercises with South Korea's Navy, the source said. The Nimitz Strike Group consists of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and guided-missile destroyers and cruisers.