The United States has deployed its 4th submarine in the Persian Gulf region after the deployment of 3 others close to the Bahrain Port.
This occured as the USS Abraham Lincoln and French Charles de Gaulle aircraft carriers are moving toward the region.
In the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman, the US has 20 combat vessels, viz. the USS Harry Truman aircraft carrier, as well as 53 logistical vessels.
A total of 30 combat vessels are presently deployed in the region, including those belonging to United Kingdom and France.
The USS Abraham Lincoln aircraft carrier with 5,000 crew members, including sailors and pilots, has got into the territory of the US 5th Fleet.
Abraham Lincoln is accompanied by USS Cape St. George, battlecruisers and 4 destroyers.