Korea says it will join U.S. aircraft carrier drill November 11-14

Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula

Three US supercarriers to conduct joint drills in waters off Korean peninsula

In addition to the USS Ronald Reagan, the USS Nimitz and the USS Theodore Roosevelt, the U.S. Navy also will mobilize 11 Aegis ships.

The deployment of the three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the region comes amid a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump to Asia.

The KTO is a theater for military operations near the Korean Peninsula, which is designated by the commander of combined forces of South Korea and the United States.

Units assigned to the strike force will conduct coordinated operations in global waters off the Korean peninsula from Saturday through Tuesday in order to demonstrate the Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier groups as a coordinated force.

The Reagan participated in the 2006 exercises, the Nimitz in 2007.

During the drill, the first of its kind in a decade, the warships will carry out air strike and defense simulations, maritime surveillance, sea supply, coordinated fenced maneuvers and other training, added the Navy.

The exercise will involve three of the Navy's 11 carriers, and concentrate more aircraft carriers the combined fleets of China and Russian Federation.

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Units assigned to the strike force will conduct coordinated operations in worldwide waters in order to demonstrate the U.S. Navy's unique capability to operate multiple carrier strike groups as a coordinated strike force effort.

Defense officials told USNI News that, since all three carriers entered US 7th Fleet in October, there would be likely that at least two of the carriers conducting joint operations. The Fleet is just as committed to maintaining those security commitments for the next 70 years.

-South Korean alliance, and that diplomacy was most effective "when backed by credible military force".

"Trump, during his visit, laid bare his true nature as destroyer of world peace and stability and begged for a nuclear war on the Korean peninsula", a North Korean foreign ministry spokesman said Saturday, in a statement published by the KCNA news agency.

Pyongyang detonated its sixth and most powerful nuclear bomb in September after months of ballistic missile tests that riled Washington and its allies Japan and South Korea.

He said of the North Korean threats to strike the USA and its allies, "That would be a fatal miscalculation".

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