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Special release from the U.S. Department of Defense
WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy announced Oct. 27 that one of its nine Nimitz-class aircraft carriers will replace USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) as the forward-deployed carrier in the Western Pacific, and will arrive in Yokosuka, Japan in 2008.
Kitty Hawk is nearing the end of its service life and will return to the United States in 2008 to be decommissioned.