The forward-deployed USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group has departed Yokosuka, Japan for a regularly scheduled patrol to operate in the western Pacific Ocean.
The U.S. military continues its “maximum pressure campaign” in regard to North Korea, and U.S. forces on the Korean Peninsula are “ready to fight tonight,” the Pentagon’s chief spokesperson said today.
The Pakistani military allegedly coordinated a surveillance operation which collected data from US, UK, and Australian officials and diplomats.
In Operation Roundup, Syrian Democratic Forces continue to fight remnants of Islamic State in Syria’s Middle Euphrates River valley, Army Col. Rob Manning, the Pentagon’s director of press operations, told reporters today.
The world situation is highly volatile, and NATO must be adaptable and constantly ready to respond to any threat or challenge, the chairman of the alliance’s Military Committee said today.
Minister of State for Defence Frederick Curzon has claimed that the UK is "very keen" to support French President Emmanuel Macron’s plan for a European intervention force.
RFA Mounts Bay has completed a brief maintenance period in the American port of Charleston to prepare her for the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season.
New Zealand is staging one of its largest exercises of the year to test its capabilities to respond to violent unrest and natural disasters in the Pacific island states.