While the White house is talking about sending naval "Armada" on the Korean Peninsula, the same court, which was discussed, was on her way to participate in military exercises in the Indian ocean, about 3,500 miles in the opposite direction.
Senior administration official accused the Pentagon and the White house in confusion. The carrier has not reached the sea of Japan, also known as the East sea as the expected manifestation of power in North Korea. The official said that all this is due to the lack of monitoring and dialogue with commanders, which followed the movements of the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson.
April 8, US Pacific command, which oversees military operations in the region, issued a statement which said that the USS Carl Vinson and its accompanying strike group to leave Singapore and head for the Western Pacific, and US military announced that it was a "show of force" in response to the provocations of North Korea.
After the announcement, President of the Donald trump and some of his top aides said the deployment as part of the response to the administration on the latest rocket tests by Pyongyang. "We're sending an Armada. We have submarines, very powerful, much more powerful than an aircraft carrier, I can tell you," said trump in an interview with Fox Business Network.
A statement that the USS Carl Vinson was dispatched to the region has exacerbated tensions with Pyongyang, and its official Korean Central news Agency called the deployment of an aircraft carrier "is nothing more than a reckless act of aggression aimed at escalating tensions in the region."
But shortly after the announcement of the Pacific command of the us military officials explained that the strike group will first complete a previously scheduled military exercises with the Australian Navy. Another confusion was added when the Minister of defence James Mattis told reporters last week that the exercises had been cancelled.
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