- POSTED: 26 Jun 2014 21:51
- UPDATED: 26 Jun 2014 23:21
Nuclear-powered aircraft carrier The USS George Washington is in Singapore as part of its routine operations.
SINGAPORE: The USS George Washington arrived in Singapore on Thursday (June 26), as part of its routine operations.
The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier is currently at its halfway mark of its six-month patrol around the world. and has some 5,500 officers onboard.
It will hold joint exercises with its regional counterparts as part of the patrol. It has also been involved in humanitarian assistance disaster relief efforts, such as during the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan which hit the Philippines recently.
The USS George Washington will be in Singapore for the next few days.