SEALs and divers from SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team (SDVT) 1 swim back to the guided-missile submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) during an exercise for certification on SEAL delivery vehicle operations in the southern Pacific Ocean. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kristopher Kirsop
FOX News: North Korea tensions: USS Michigan submarine to enter South Korean port
The USS Michigan, a nuclear powered Ohio class submarine will pull into the South Korean port of Busan for a hull check in the coming hours, military sources confirmed Monday to Fox News.
The Ohio class submarine will later join the USS Vinson aircraft carrier strike group for exercises in the Sea of Japan.
According to senior U.S. defense officials, the USS Vinson aircraft carrier strike group is near the Tokara Strait having just left the Philippine Sea and is joined by two Japanese destroyers.
When asked about the USS Michigan, Lieutenant commander Matt Knight with U.S. Pacific Fleet told Fox News in a statement the submarine was on "routine deployment."
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