Friday, June 2, 2017

U.S. And Japanese Naval Fores Conduct Exercises Off The Korean Peninsula

The Carl Vinson strike group, including USS Carl Vinson, operating with the Ronald Reagan strike group, including the USS Ronald Reagan, during navel drills with Japanese ships off the Korean peninsula. Photo: AFP

South China Morning Post/AFP: Two US carrier strike groups, Japanese destroyers in massive show of force off Korean peninsula

The US-Japan drill comes shortly after the Pentagon tested an interceptor system to strike down a dummy ballistic missile

A pair of US aircraft carriers and Japanese naval vessels conducted a joint drill in waters off the Korean peninsula Thursday, in an apparent show of force days after the latest North Korean ballistic missile test.

The strike groups of USS Carl Vinson and USS Ronald Reagan joined Japanese destroyers Hyuga and Ashigara for the exercise in the Sea of Japan (East Sea), where Monday’s missile landed.

The drills came as Washington and Tokyo step up their rhetoric with an eye to stopping North Korea’s missile and nuclear programmes.

Pyongyang has now conducted a dozen ballistic missile tests this year, in defiance of UN sanctions warnings and amid fears that it may be preparing for another nuclear test.

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More News On U.S. And Japanese Naval Fores Conducting Exercises Off The Korean Peninsula

Japanese fighter jets take part in joint operation with 'Trump's armada' off the coast of North Korea - but US Navy officials insist they are not trying to intimidate Kim Jong-un -- Daily Mail
US and Japan stage military exercises off Korean Peninsula -- The SKY
MSDF and ASDF train with U.S. carriers after latest North Korean missile launch -- Japan Times
There Are Now Two American Supercarriers Off The Korean Peninsula -- Foxtrot Alpha
Two massive US aircraft carriers take part in a huge show of force off North Korea’s coast -- The SUN
Report: Third aircraft carrier could join Ronald Reagan, Carl Vinson in Sea of Japan -- UPI
US Naval Exercises Off Korean Peninsula Intended as 'Message of Reassurance' -- New York Times


Jay Farquharson said...

WNU Editor,

Tip for you:

fazman said...

And kim couldnt care less, he has called Trumps bluff and will bide his time

The next Potus will either have to accept a icbm nuclear rogue or call kims bluff and go to war.

War News Updates Editor said...

Thank you for the link Jay.
I will investigate and post later.