Virus-stricken aircraft carrier simulates being at sea in preparation for return to operations

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Sailors aboard the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt “are simulating being at sea while moored at Naval Base Guam,” as part of its preparations to return to active operations.

The simulation, known as a “fast cruise,” comes as the US Navy continues to combat the spread of the coronavirus aboard the ship.

The Navy recently removed 15 sailors that tested positive for the virus from the vessel after they had returned as part of efforts to bring the ship back into operation.

Despite those setbacks, the Navy is proceeding with the simulation.

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Source CNN

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