Yokosuka, September 8: The international peace is at an all-time low destabilized position since World War II due to North Korea’s missile threat. Especially, US, Japan, and South Korea are in the worst situation. In such a tensed situation, US and Japan never stop observation. A Japan based US carrier Ronald Reagan left its home port in Japan’s Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture on Friday for a surveillance mission.
As the situation has worsened after North Korea’s sixth missile test, U.S. aircraft carriers and strategic bombers may be dispatched to areas around the peninsula as per the discussion among the U.S. and South Korean governments.
The Ronald Regan already joined joint drill with Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers and ASDF fighter jets in June. It carries more than 60 aircraft and belongs to carries more than 60 aircraft. After drill, it went back and returned to the Japanese port in Japan.