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USS Georgia Transits Strait of Hormuz

December 22, 2020

The nuclear-power Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729) along with the guided-missile cruisers USS Port Royal (CG 73) and USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) transited the Strait of Hormuz entering the Arabian Gulf, Dec. 21.
The guided-missile submarine USS Georgia (SSGN 729), front, transits the Strait of Hormuz with the guided-missile cruiser USS Port Royal (CG 73) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58), not pictured, Dec. 21. Georgia is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce.