Three U.S. military aircraft carriers are heading to the same part of the world at the same time, to take part in a rare military exercise not seen in a decade. The USS Ronald Reagan, based in Japan; the USS Theodore Roosevelt, based in San Diego; and the USS Nimitz, based at Naval Base Kitsap at [...]
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) - Two days after North Korea flew a missile over Japan, the United States and South Korea staged their own show of force with state-of-the-art stealth fighters Thursday. Four US F-35B fighter jets joined two US B-1B bombers and four South Korean F-15 fighter jets in the joint US-South Korean flyover of the [...]
A North Korean missile fired from the east coast of the country Sunday “blew up almost immediately,” officials said. The U.S. Pacific Command said the missile, which came near the city of Sinpo, “blew up almost immediately,” but the type of missile was still being assessed. The failure came one day after Pyongyang celebrated one of [...]
North Korea may soon conduct its sixth nuclear test in the face of the United States’ decision to move a carrier group toward the region.
Satellite imagery shows activity at the Punggye-ri testing site, analysts from 38 North, a U.S. research institute that monitors North Korea, wrote on its website Wednesday. Foreign journalists inside the country were told to prepare for a "big and important event" Thursday, Reuters reported. The analysts added that there was movement around one of the portals and [...]
The US military has ordered a navy strike group to move towards the Korean peninsula, amid growing concerns about North Korea's missile program. The Carl Vinson Strike Group comprises an aircraft carrier and other warships. US Pacific Command described the deployment - now heading towards the western Pacific - as a prudent measure to maintain readiness [...]