01:21 GMT15 June 2021
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    The strike group of the USS Dwight Eisenhower aircraft carrier is scheduled to arrive in home ports on Friday after a seven-month mission to the Middle East, the US Navy announced.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) While deployed, the strike group provided maritime security, conducting combat missions and launching F/A-18 Hornet jet strikes against the Daesh terror group in Syria and Iraq, which is outlawed in the United States, Russia and many other countries.

    The Eisenhower carrier, the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto, the guided-missile destroyers USS Mason and USS Nitze will return to Norfolk, Virginia. The USS Roosevelt will be back in Mayport, Florida. They carry more than 6,000 sailors.


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