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Video: US sends aircraft carrier to Persian Gulf


The US ordered an aircraft carrier, the USS George H.W. Bush, and two guided missile ships to move into the Persian Gulf on June 14 following further advances by Sunni rebel forces in Iraq. The Iraqi government formally requested air strikes on ISIS (Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant) fighters who have seized towns in Diyala and Salahuddin provinces on June 18. This videos from US Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System show aircraft taking off and landing on the USS George H.W. Bush. Credit: DVIDS

 

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