January 18, 2022

U.S. aircraft carrier, ROK navy to stage drills off Korean peninsula

Exercise takes place amid build-up of strategic assets

The U.S. and South Korean navies will conduct joint maritime training next week with the participation of the USS Ronald Reagan nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) announced on Friday.

Washington and Seoul will stage a combined Maritime Counter Special Operation Force (MCSOF) exercise, as well as a drill with U.S. Navy carrier strike groups (CSG), in waters off the east and west coast of South Korea.