The Japanese Air Self-Defense Force has conducted Patriot Advanced Capability-3 deployment training at US Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
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 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.
General Petr Pavel, Chairman of the NATO Military Committee visited Sydney and Canberra while in Australia.