The US Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carrier "Abraham Lincoln" called at a base in Yokosuka City, Kanagawa Prefecture on the 21st for replenishment.

The US Navy Yokosuka base was called by the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier "Abraham Lincoln" whose mother port is the naval base in San Diego, California, USA.



Around 10:30 am on the 21st, a huge ship with a total length of 333 meters carrying fighter planes berthed at Yokosuka base.



"Abraham Lincoln" is active in the seas near Japan, such as conducting joint training with the Self-Defense Forces in the Sea of ​​Japan and the East China Sea last month, and on the 20th, the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier "Ronald Reagan" deployed at Yokosuka base will be the base. I called at the port in a way that replaced the departure.



According to Yokosuka City, the purpose of the port call is to replenish and rest the crew in a short period of time.



The US Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, which does not have Yokosuka base as its home port, has been calling for the second consecutive year, following last year, which was the first time in 12 years.



Yokosuka City is requesting the US side through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to take thorough measures against the infection of the new coronavirus when nearly 5,000 crew members go out while calling at the port, as well as to manage the safety of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers.

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