Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) is set to depart the Red Sea while a carrier currently on station in the Pacific is planned to head to the Middle East to continue a US presence mission in the region, USNI News has learned, Report informs.

While the carrier nicknamed Ike and its cruiser escort will transit to the Mediterranean Sea, the destroyer escorts will stay in the US 5th Fleet, a US official told USNI News.