In response to North Korea's ballistic missile launch, two US Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers joined their counterparts from South Korea and Japan for a patrol.
Nuclear-armed North Korea has fired a ballistic missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean in what is being called a major escalation.
The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force has conducted Patriot Advanced Capability-3 deployment training at US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
The Australian Department of Defence has confirmed that its two Canberra class amphibious assault ships are operational.
More than 3,500 Japanese and US personnel will conduct a bilateral and joint exercise showcasing their capabilities on the Japanese island of Hokkaido in August.
Aircraft from the amphibious assault ship USS America will continue search efforts for 10 missing Sailors assigned to the destroyer USS John S. McCain.
The US Navy have conducted a ballistic missile interception test from a destroyer at sea off Hawaii, the result however was a failure.
Military leaders in the United States and China signed an agreement to improve communication between their militaries and reduce the chances of miscalculations.
The US Navy have spoken about the collision involving destroyer USS Fitzgerald.