The U.N. Security Council is strongly condemning North Korea's nuclear test and pledging further action. North Korea says its nuclear test was its 'first response' to U.S. threats. (Feb. 12)
Werewolfking: Nothing but fake news. A Ticanderoga-class guided-missile cruiser, which is escorting the carrier, is equipped with the Aegis anti-missile defense system. In addition, the carrier's combat air patrol is equipped with missiles and can chase down any ICBM that N Korea launches as the aircraft are supersonic. Only the diesel subs are any threat to the carrier but that's why we have destroyers escorting it.