The US Navy will send the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp to South Korea to join the joint landing exercises with the South Korean Navy to be organized in April, a US defense source reported Monday.
The annual maneuvers known as Ssangyong (Double Dragon) will start at the beginning of next month, in connection with the annual Foal Eagle training.
Earlier this month, the US Navy deployed for the first time a detachment of F-35B Lightning II fighter-bombers aboard the USS Wasp in the Indo-Pacific region, sending a warning signal to its adversaries, such as China and North Korea. .
The North Korean government recently warned that it would give a symmetrical response to the US.
If he continues to organize war games on the Korean peninsula and assured that these maneuvers would undermine efforts to materialize a reconciliation between the two Koreas.