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'Message to North Korea' Drill

'Message to North Korea' Drill 27 September, 2016

The US Navy and the Republic of Korea Navy (RoKN) conducted a non-routine joint naval exercise on 26 September near the North Korean border. US Forces Korea stated that this exercise is designed to demonstrate allience against North Korea’s heightened military and nuclear threats. The US Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) and P-3 Orion submarine warfare and maritime patrol aircraft joined the Republic of Korea Navy’s Aegis destroyers, submarines, anti-submarine helicopters in the maritime operation held on the Sea of Japan. 

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