U.S. Navy and the Army of the Republic of Korea began the large-scale joint military exercise in the waters of the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea. The U.S. Navy 7th Fleet press service reported this on Friday.
'The exercise will provide a visible and coordinated engagement for the U.S. - ROK (Republic of Korea, - 112 International) alliance. It will also conduct combined joint operations and exercises with ROK Navy, U.S. Seventh Fleet, ROK Air Force, U.S. Pacific Air Forces' 7th Air Force and U.S. Eighth Army for the purpose of continuing the United States' national policy and commitment to the U.S. - ROK alliance and the region. U.S. Navy units participating in the exercise include USS Stethem, USS Ronald Reagan, and USS Mustin', the press service reported.
The drills will be running from October 16 through October 20.