This morning the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier joined the USS Michigan. These US Warships pull within striking distance of North Korea in a display of power. They are both near the Korean peninsula.
Per The Sun:
USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday.
The Nimitz-class U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson sailing towards the Korean coast this morning.
It comes as the Trump administration chiefs said a raft of new economic sanctions and military manoeuvres may be speedily deployed after the rocket threat.
A source told Reuters that new naval drills and more war ships could be sent to the region in a further show of force.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes could lead to “catastrophic consequences”.
While North Korea continues to test ballistic missiles, this is something the U.S. military takes extremely seriously. Rex Tillerson threatening “catastrophic consequences” is no laughing matter.