Two US Navy aircraft carrier left the sea of Japan. On Tuesday, June 6, according to TV channel NHK with reference to the representative of the Pentagon.
In the official in the us military announced that the ships of the “Carl Vinson” (USS Carl Vinson) and “Ronald Reagan” (USS Ronald Reagan) went after the three-day exercise, which took place in the area last week. It is known that the “Carl Vinson” is directed to the place of their permanent home in San Diego (California).
However, the Pentagon has said it will continue to monitor the situation on the Korean Peninsula, and stands ready to respond flexibly to changing situations.
On 27 may, the newspaper Asahi Shimbun reported on the extension in the sea of Japan third American aircraft carrier “Nimitz” (USS Nimitz). It was not known whether he will join their “classmates” or is he going to replace one of them. NHK reports that he will join Japanese and Indian Navy for joint exercises in the Indian ocean in July and then travel to the Persian Gulf.
June 5, air force, North Korea conducted a show of military flights, the purpose of which is to practice attacks on American aircraft carriers. May 29, North Korea successfully tested a ballistic missile.
Over the past 30 years, the U.S. only once have formed the connection of the three aircraft carriers are not for fighting – during exercise Valiant Shield 2006, which involved the aircraft carrier “George Washington”, “Ronald Reagan” and “kitty hawk”.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula is one of the most intense topics of international politics. It was reported that Washington is ready to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. In response, the DPRK said that in this case, carry out a preemptive strike.