Japan, the U.S. and South Korea began exercises in the Sea of Japan with the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan
The United States, Japan and South Korea have begun joint exercises in the Sea of Japan with the U.S. aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan (Ronald Reagan), TASS reported citing the Japanese Defense Ministry.
During the exercises, the militaries of the three countries will perform tasks related to countering potential enemy submarines. “The exercises demonstrate the three countries’ commitment to further trilateral cooperation to solve regional security problems,” the military stressed. In addition, they are being conducted to strengthen a rules-based international order.
In addition to the U.S. aircraft carrier, the Japanese destroyer Asahi, the U.S. missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville, the destroyers USS Barry and USS Benfold and the U.S. submarine will participate in the exercise.
On August 22, the Republic of Korea and the United States began a joint exercise, Ulchi Freedom Shield. The exercises will continue until September 1.