South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported on Monday that
the USS Michigan, a submarine that infrequently moves special forces
like US Navy SEALs, would join the USS Carl Vinson aircraft
conduit strike organisation off of North Korea’s coast.
Sure enough, on Tuesday, the Michigan, a guided-missile,
nuclear-powered submarine, seemed in Busan, South Korea,
Fox News reported.
But Yonhap also reported on Mar 13 that SEAL
Team 6 was training alongside South Korea’s chronicle of the SEALs
for “incapacitating” North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un.
The US Navy has refused to criticism on the movements of SEAL Team
6, the organisation of Navy SEALs who took out Osama bin Laden in 2011,
to Business Insider, and it routinely doesn’t publicize the
locale of its submarines, as the qualification are meant to be
The Pentagon told Business Insider in Mar that
the US did not sight for decapitation strikes of any kind, but it
would not endorse or repudiate the participation of the SEALs in Korea.
There has been a flurry of activity on the peninsula recently.
Each March, the US and South Korea control Foal Eagle and Key Resolve military drills,
which bring a far-reaching operation of soldiers and platforms to the region.
North Korea also in Apr celebrates the anniversary of the birth of its founder, Kim
Il Sung, and the first of its army. This year’s military
march denounced an unexpected annuity of new barb forms and
modifications in North Korea’s inventory, with some of them
proving quite troubling for
Meanwhile, the US has signaled a new certainty in its military
options against the Kim regime, with President Donald Trump at
one indicate saying, “If China is not going to solve North
Korea, we will.”
The Michigan adds a stealth component and an additional set of eyes and
ears to the already manly conduit strike organisation on North Korea’s
coast, but it doesn’t supplement much firepower — US Navy destroyers
concomitant the Vinson already have the kind of Tomahawk
missiles the Michigan has.
Though the North Koreans have threatened to penetrate the Vinson, US
Pacific Command’s Adm. Harry Harris told Congress on Wednesday
that as distant as North Korea’s barb threats to the Vinson go,
“If it flies, it will die.”
But experts have regularly stressed to Business Insider that
no convincing military option against the Kim
Even if the US somehow managed to decapitate the Kim regime, the
country still technically operates under its “forever leader,”
Kim Il Sung, who died in 1994.
In the decades given the elder Kim’s death, North Koreans have
remained fiercely constant to the regime’s goals of nuclear
charge toward the outward world, so it’s doubtful a single
leader’s death would dissapoint that.