The US Navy's announcement came just one day after US President Donald Trump revealed during his address to South Korea's National Assembly that "currently stationed in the vicinity of this peninsula are the three largest aircraft carriers in the world loaded to the maximum with magnificent F-35 and F-18 fighter jets".
The nuclear powered USS Ronald Reagan, USS Nimitz and USS Theodore Roosevelt will conduct the drills to show the US Navy's unique capability to operate multi-carrier strike groups, according to the Seventh Fleet in a statement released from its headquarters on the Japanese base of Yokosuka.
Rep. Kinzinger reacts to the US show of force amid the crisis in North Korea. He added, "Multiple carrier strike force operations are very complex, and this exercise in the Western Pacific is a strong testament to the U.S. Pacific's ability and ironclad commitment to the continued security and stability of the region".
South Korean naval vessels will join the U.S.in a rare military drill that will feature three US aircraft carriers in the western Pacific later this week.
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The strike force plans to conduct air defense drills, sea surveillance, replenishments at sea, defensive air combat training, close in-coordinated maneuvers, and other training.
This will be the first time the three US aircraft carriers will conduct an exercise in the area since 2007.
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 Reagan participated in the 2006 exercises, the Nimitz in 2007.
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The Navy noted that for more than 70 years, the U.S. Pacific Fleet has been a persistent and stabilizing presence conducting operations throughout the region.
The JCS said in a statement that the exercise was seeking to strengthen and expand the dissuasive strategy to prevent Pyongyang from carrying out further provocations in the form of arms tests.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency described the exercises as an "unprecedented show of force" off the peninsula.
Trump on Tuesday reiterated his goal to achieve what he called "peace through strength", warning the US could use "the full range of our unmatched military capabilities" against Pyongyang.
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