Positioning of Forces At Iraqi Oil Choke Points

En route to Mediterranean: Aircraft carrier Saratoga, the battleship Wisconsin, one guided-missile cruiser and other support ships. Red Sea: Aircraft carrier Eisenhower, one guided-missile cruiser, one guided-missile destroyer and other support ships. Persian Gulf: The command ship LaSalle, two guided-missile cruisers, three guided-missile frigates and other U.S. Navy support ships. Also, one British destroyer and two French frigates. Gulf of Oman: Aircraft carrier Independence, one guided-missile cruiser, one guided-missile destroyer and other support ships.

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