U.S. aircraft carrier will join the US-ROK military exercises have not yet decided whether to enter the Yellow Sea
Data Figure: U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan naval warfare exercises
Global Network reporter Zhong Weidong reports, March 9, according to Agence France-Presse news, U.S. military officials said Thursday that the United States,” Ronald ? Ronald Reagan “aircraft carrier will join the US-ROK joint military exercises, in order to cope with” North Korean threat. ” Reported that, taking into account the attitude of China, the U.S. military has not yet decided, “Ronald ? Ronald Reagan” will enter the Yellow Sea.
U.S. Seventh Fleet said in a statement, nuclear-powered aircraft carrier “Ronald ? Ronald Reagan” and its battle group will participate in the US-ROK “vulture” annual field exercises, in order to enhance combat readiness. The aircraft carrier battle group from the “Ronald Reagan” and a missile cruiser and a destroyer squadrons.
code-named “key decisions” and “vultures” of the US-ROK joint military exercises began on 28 February, the U.S. dispatched 12,300 soldiers participating, South Korea, including reservists are deployed, including 200,000 people. “The key decision,” the 11-day training focuses on computer simulation of combat. “Vulture” is included on-site training content, will continue until April 30.
the United States and South Korea had previously said the exercise “is a defensive nature” to train troops “to respond to any provocation.” However, attempting to use North Korea that South Korean military exercise “aggression against the DPRK.”
In addition, the USFK spokesman said, whether the battle group will not receive the message into the Yellow Sea. United States, “George Washington ?” aircraft carrier took part in the Korean peninsula at a joint military exercise in southern waters.
South Korean media have also revealed that U.S. and South Korean joint military exercises this year will change the basic concept, and according to speculation of the “drastic changes in North Korea”, “People’s Liberation Army into the Korean Peninsula,” and so started the exercise.