[10:23 a.m. Monday ET, 11:23 p.m. Monday Tokyo] The U.S. Navy is moving the aircraft carrier USS George Washington from its port at Yokosuka Naval Base near Yokohama to avoid radiation exposure.
“Moving USS George Washington is a precaution given the capabilities of the vessel and the complex nature of this disaster,” according to a statement on the ship’s official Facebook page.
The 97,000-ton warship will remain in waters off Japan, the statement said.
Source: CNN Blogs
[10:23 a.m. Monday ET, 11:23 p.m. Monday Tokyo] The U.S. Navy is moving the…
by Tactical-Life.com / Mar 21, 2011