U.S. officials announced that the U.S. Department of Defense (Pentagon) began moving warships to ensure that the ready in case the need arise evacuation of American nationals from Egypt.
The newspaper quoted "Los Angeles Times," officials said the ship "Kearsarge" amphibious assault, carrying 700 to 800 from a survey the twenty-sixth in the Marine Corps (Marines), and ship "bonus" and arrived in the Red Sea and two Ra_ian off the coast of Egypt in the event of deteriorated the situation there.
And Pentagon officials stressed that the possibility of military intervention in Egypt is ruled out completely, stating that the Navy to move the pieces were only for emergency purposes in case the need arise to conduct evacuation of Amriken there.
The officials said that in addition to the Marines, typically includes "Kearsarge" about forty helicopter and jet aircraft "Harrier" can be used in evacuations and other humanitarian operations.
The officials said that in addition to the Marines, typically includes "Kearsarge" about forty helicopter and jet aircraft "Harrier" can be used in evacuations and other humanitarian operations.They pointed out that more than a thousand of the crew of a ship Kearsarge war were sent to Afghanistan last month, will be deployed temporarily to leave one third of the crew. The United States already in the eastern Mediterranean the aircraft carrier "Enterprise" which the Pentagon announced it was heading to the Suez Canal on its way to the Gulf, but It seems that the crisis in Egypt made the decision keeping them where they are at least temporarily.