US Air Force and Marine Corps aircraft joined Japanese and South Korean military aircraft in response to the launch by North Korea of an intermediate range ballistic missile over Japan.
Theresa May has told Japan that the UK will stand "shoulder to shoulder" with them over the threat from North Korea.
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis briefs President Trump on military options ‘to deal with North Korea’
US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said the United States has many military options for dealing with Kim Jong Un's provocations and that President Donald J. Trump wanted to be briefed on each one.
As global attention is focused on the landmark negotiations on the Korean peninsula, international forces are continuing to ensure that UN embargo's on North Korea are enforced.
The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force has conducted Patriot Advanced Capability-3 deployment training at US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
A team of British military medics have joined the USNS Mercy to deliver health care and aid to Asian and Pacific nations, say the Royal Navy.
F-35B aircraft, joined B-1B Lancer bombers for the first time in a mission with Japan and South Korean in a deliberate show of force against North Korea.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed that its two Canberra class amphibious assault ships are operational.
In the wake of North Korea's recent threat to attack United States forces in the Pacific, Forecast International expects the THAAD missile system to play a pivotal role.