June 05, 2023

US aircraft carrier arrives in ROK in show of force against North Korean threats

USS Ronald Reagan to join joint drills with South Korea as allies boost deterrence against DPRK threats

An American aircraft carrier armed to the teeth with billions of dollars worth of warplanes, helicopters and other high-tech weaponry sailed into Busan on Friday, in a show of military might designed to deter North Korean threats. 

At over a thousand feet long, the USS Ronald Reagan is capable of waging war at a moment’s notice and is visiting the peninsula to participate in joint U.S.-ROK exercises, less than a week after the allies threatened an “overwhelming response” to any DPRK nuclear attack.