Super Hornet fighter jets fly over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Photo: AFP

‘US presence matters’: admiral aboard USS Carl Vinson says carrier brings stability to South China Sea

One of the navy’s longest-serving active carriers is conducting what officials say is a routine mission through the hotly contested waters, where Beijing is seeking to reclaim islands

Topic |   South China Sea

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Super Hornet fighter jets fly over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Photo: AFP
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