SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Two San Diego-based warships are scheduled to deploy this week to join a task group led by the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln, the Navy announced Monday.

The guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett is scheduled to deploy Tuesday while the guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George heads out on Wednesday.

They will join the Lincoln and destroyer USS Momsen, which will leave their home port of Everett, Wash.

The ships will then proceed to the western Pacific Ocean and Middle East.