US Deploys Two More Aircraft Carriers Toward Korean Peninsula: Yonhap

Tyler Durden's picture

According to a report by South Korea's primary news outlet, Yonhap, the Pentagon has directed a total of three US aircraft carriers toward the Korean Peninsula, citing a South Korean government source.

Yonhap reports that in addition to the CVN-70 Carl Vinson, which is expected to arrive off the South Korean coast on April 25, the CVN-76 Ronald Reagan - currently in home port in Yokosuka, Japan - and the CVN-68 Nimitz carrier group - currently undergoing final pre-deployment assessment, Composite Training Unit Exercise off Oregon - will enter the Sea of Japan next week.  According to the senior government official. the US and South Korea are discussing joint drills, which will include the three aircraft carriers and other ships.

CVN-68 Nimitz carrier group

USS Carl Vinson, surrounded by a fleet of US warships, was sent by Washington toward the Korean Peninsula in the beginning of April.

While details are scarce, and we would urge confirmation from US-based sources, Yonhap also reports that according to the government source the operation of three aircraft carriers in the same location is unusual, and demonstrates the US commitment to North Korea.  Other sources said the Trump administration is demonstrating deterrence by acting on its behalf. "We expect it to be completely different from the previous administration."

On Sunday, Pyongyang launched an unidentified projectile, but the test reportedly failed. South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) stated that the attempted launch was conducted from the area near North Korea's eastern port city of Sinpo, but likely ended in a failure.

The most recent map showing key US naval deployments around the globe is shown below.

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goddammoron's picture

Excellent work Trumptards.  The price we all pay you to have the black guy lyched and hanging from white house lawn is war wih a little Korean clown.  You're welcome.  You deserve it though.  You had to deal with Obama for 8 years and that was really hard on your white-trash, sense of entitlement, obsolete minds.

Trumptards = Libtards.

Trump = White Al Sharpton.

Fucking Cucks you all be.  Cucks to the Orange Clown.

robertocarlos's picture

"Well, now if that don't beat all. Here we take the good time and trouble to slaughter every last Indian in the West, and for what? So they can appoint a sheriff that's blacker'n any Indian! I am depressed".

DeathMerchant's picture

I see that the leftist puke pussies are out in force today.

thebigunit's picture

Dear goddammoron:

You're a . . . oh, wait. You beat me to it.


Catullus's picture

There's a 100% chance a conflict with NK ends in nuclear weapons being used.

This needs to stop

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Is the USA ready to lose 20,000 troops?

Because that will be the cost of attacking North Korea.

earleflorida's picture

this should be of interest to you.

posted yesterday by H/T Volkadav...

Volkodav's picture

     that is actually communist site

     so kinda forbidden perspective   will shutdown brain of some

     but archives and other research offer much evidence confirm

     and it matches long pattern of US actings

     no one should shoot opinion without research many sources





earleflorida's picture

i am totally aware of the slant.

not to worry.  (perhaps i should deleted your name as a H/T, but to me the reading of an op-ed with opposing views [as your link provided] has become an ingsoc?anomaly in todays university)

the winning side always writes the history books,..


i always go wayward,

 kinda like 360`degrees reading anything and everything in my research that has a morsel of truth--- kinda like a 'dot' that for me will connect moar dots until tyme and history catch up.

it takes a lifetyme...

but, it gets me off?!? 

Archive_file's picture

And interestingly, unlike the 15 years in Vietnam, we'll lose those troops in a matter of hours instead of years. 20,000 dead, instantly. Can't wait to see the riots in America. Burn baby, burn.

TheLastTrump's picture

cheap price to pay for securing our cities of millions from his nukes, dumbshit

Whopper Goldberg's picture

If you would stop bullying people then there would be no threats againsdt the USA you ignorant little son of a bitch!!!!!!!!!!!

Volkodav's picture

       how old are you anyway?

       good you are not decider of anything

ronaldwilsonreagan's picture

Trump voters deserve nuclear annilation. For the rest of us we Americans are sorry for being so FUCKING DUMB. 

SnottyBubbles's picture

Why do libs gather around nuke targets?



SnottyBubbles's picture

You ever look at the 2016 vote by county? Why do libs coagulate and isolate themselves in enemy nuke target sites? Is it the idealogical need to be human shields or what?

Whopper Goldberg's picture

Just remember this you warloving Americunts.,

North Korea didn't threaten to attack the USA.

Only if the USA attacked THEM

You cocksuckers need to stop bullying people.

No sympathy for any huge losses you suffer.

quax's picture

FYI while hostilities have ceased the Koreas are officially still at war.

No peace treaty has been signed.

earleflorida's picture

note:   the original war was wholly sponsered by 'National City Bank' (a 'Rockefeller subsidisdary)

Volkodav's picture

        here is about that involvement:



quax's picture

And it led to a SK where people have the freedom to topple their president. So who the fuck cares. 

Dr. Bonzo's picture

Yeah. The 4000 Nork tubes pointed at Seoul for the last 50 years are there for humanitarian purposes.



earleflorida's picture

they're not there to deter the south Koreans, but, on the contrary the South has always been controlled by the USSA military and their political system. there is no true democracy in South Korea [none] other than the west would portray it as. read your history books (recently things have changed at the turn of the millenium)! macarthur was relieved of his authority because he crossed the line an wanted to nuke north korea an CHINA. he had a lot of sway with the MIC and secretely had commissioned a couple of abombs (truman was left out of the loop on this action... for whatever reason-- go figure, but... he found out later and went fucking ballistics) stored in a coast guard cutter off the coast to be ready when the c130 were already retrofitted for nuclear attack when the tyme of the offensive was right! you, and others...and/or the entire world will never here about this! macarthur was given a ticker tape parade in nyc after being fired by Truman. macarthur disobeyed Truman's order several tymes... and harry said--this MFs gotta go!!!

DeathMerchant's picture

Keyboard punk. Seems fitting that you chose a Kushner type last name.

TheLastTrump's picture

"you warloving Americunts"

"You cocksuckers"

"No sympathy for any huge losses you suffer."



This lying dimwit says he was a US armed services member, and provided a link to his alleged DD214.

Also likes to talk about being in Danang and how guys like me and Thinkpad would have been fragged by his crew.

But if you look, his verbiage  is anti American and UN American.

He's a lying snake in the grass poseur.



Whopper Goldberg's picture

Fuck off you Americunt Nazi piece of shit.

Volkodav's picture

  you could have checked before posting stupid again

  though it is your habit, so expected...

  he is exactly as claimed

  you are current most know nothing dumbass here


UnschooledAustrianEconomist's picture

Relax, buddy. You are blaming and offending the wrong guys.

It's not the people of the US that are responsible for all that shit.

And being here at ZH, you should be aware of that and the fact that most AMERICANS around here are too.

Greetings from a europeon of the Ponzi Empire.

Thom Paine's picture

So now China and Russia will consider if the USA has other intentions. Three aircraft carrier groups together in their region.

So right now Russian nuke subs are positioning themselves toward USA and China nukes and air defence on the ready in case lunatic Trump's neocons have other plans.

juicy_bananas's picture

If they wanted to strike they would have done it already.  This is all for show.

DirtySanchez's picture

Dear Trump,

Get back to your campaign promises.

Remember those?

-Drain the swamp.

-Lock her up!

-Build the wall.

-Fair trade.

-Bring back jobs.


Your base is dwindling and soon gone, if you follow the neocons, establishment war party, and jews, into perpetual USA state of war.

Best of luck.

You will need it.

aliens is here's picture

Make war great again. Never mind the economy and the people. Let's see some fire works.

Ali blabla's picture

A good war is good for economics, look at the us after the second orld war.. Another good side affext of war... We decimate our population a bit.. too many people for to few jobs already.. so i only see positive effects.. :)

aliens is here's picture

Snow flaks and SJW on the frontline fighting the NK. We'll win in no time. LOL

aloha_snakbar's picture

Funny how US taxpayers are footing the bill for this orgiastic war nonsense... yet we have to hear about it from fucking SOUTH KOREA? Whats up with that?

PleasedToMeatYou's picture

"taxpayers are footing the bill"

I wish that were true, 'cause then the shitizenry would rise up and say NO.  But as it is, our grandchildren might pay for it, or greatgrands even.  So, what the hell.  Like the Social Security untrusted non-fund - the Greatest Generation gave not a shit - it was the problem of boomers and their kids. 

NDXTrader's picture

Is Russia furiously trying to tow their 1 carrier to the Pacific. I kid, I kid. Lil Kim miscalculated with all of the saber rattling since Trump became President. He has even managed to get the Chinese on the American side here. Probably because they realize we now have the N Korean system completely hacked and one of the test missiles mind end up near Beijing if they don't play ball. So, for all of you crybabies, so far the US has provided a fireworks show on some deserted hangars and moved a few carrier groups - sometimes showing you are willing to go to war is the best way to avoid it. Obama's weakness was going to get a lot of people killed, strength will prevent it

Ali blabla's picture

I totally agree, Russia and the Chinese use North Korea to keep the west hostage.. what other reason have they than supporting a regime with the same economic output as Liechtenstein? We should show them that we are prepared to take care of business.. and Russia with their pointing fingers should shut the fuck up, they attacked Georgia, Ukraine etc.. and now they threaten us? Fuck them their economic output is less than Italy.. they should fucking know their place.. they are not the Sovjet Empire anymore, even their former allies don't like them that is why they are joining Nato.. The only threat they have is their nukes.. well guess what we have them too.. do you think that Putin will risk that his 400.000.000 bribery paid for home will be nuked? All his corruption money burnt? His whole lifes worth of stealing in one flash gone? Hahahahaha.. 

Volkodav's picture

Ignorant post

Saakashvilli ordered sneak attack, Russian Peacekeepers murdered in their barracks, strafe and shell ossetian civilians in homes

War Criminal, Gerorgian Mothers wish him dead for their lost sons

now International Warrants wanted by Georgia for his multiple crimes while in office, Murder, tortures, fraud and other.


Kiev result of coup, with radicals attacked Ukraine citizens of Russian heritage result deaths and maimings.

Was widespread violence and threats against Russian speakers or any protested

Korsun Massacre against Crimea residents was main that galvanized Crimea against Kiev criminals...

Crimea decided voted to leave, then asked restore to Russia

you know nothing about these subjects






Harry Lightning's picture

Why waste the fuel to send all these warships into the area ? 1 MIRV-ed ICBM would be all that is needed, takes out all the North Korean missile sites and the fat bastard's house all at one time.

grizfish's picture

OK.  Similar to the 59 cruise missiles, of which, only 23 reached their target and inflicted minimal damage.  

The MIC has been laughing at the stupid citizens for 70 years while they carry their taxpayer $ to the bank.

Do you have proof you have received the value you paid for?

TheLastTrump's picture

Prove that info with a non Russian non leftist propaganda link.

johnnycanuck's picture

Trump style proof?   ie biggest electoral college victory..."Someone said that".

Anopheles's picture

Yup.  One MIRV would take out every thing of value.   People don't realize how tiny NK is.  All of NK would fit in the area between LA and San Fransisco. 

enough of this's picture


<-----  Trump will attack North Korea soon.

<-----  It's a bluff.  Trump won't attack.

PleasedToMeatYou's picture

China's Rottweiler is rabid, and everyone knows it. 

I don't think it is a bluff.  I do think this power is deployed with the idea that he absolutely will use it, though he prefers not to.  I think the real pressure is being exerted 1st on S. Korea and then Japan, so that these shorts-stained peoples wake up and take responsibility for their own defense rather than relying so heavily on USSA.  More immediately, they can and definitely will help pressure China, and to a lesser extent Russia, to take definitive, permanent action to eliminate this N. Korean threat.  With this cooperative action behind them, South China Sea issues, etc., can be handled with everybody's faced saved.