It's odd, one minute Kim is talking about nuclear war, testing missiles, then he calls Trump "old". This is the first time the three supercarriers are sailing together in the same region in almost 10 years, making it clear that the Trump administration is determined to flex its muscles against the Kim Jong-un regime.
"The strike force plans to conduct air defense drills, sea surveillance, replenishments at sea, defensive air combat training, close-in coordinated maneuvers, and other training", said a statement from the Navy's 7th Fleet, which is responsible for monitoring the Pacific including North Korea.
During a press conference in Vietnam Sunday, US President Donald Trump said that a friendship could develop one day between himself and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
Trump goes on to say sarcastically, "Oh well, I try so hard to be his friend - and maybe someday that will happen!"
Trump's address, delivered in front of South Korea's National Assembly, ripped into North Korea for its well-documented violations of human rights. The post came in response to the country's foreign ministry calling Trump "an old lunatic" over his speech in South Korea. "On the contrary, all this makes us more sure that our choice to promote economic construction at the same time as building up our nuclear force is all the more righteous, and it pushes us to speed up the effort to complete our nuclear force".
Trump is overseas on a 12-day Asia-Pacific trip during which he has been meeting with regional leaders with a heavy emphasis on curbing North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
"Strange things happen in life".
The president also told Kim his nuclear proliferation was putting the regime in great danger, calling North Korea a "hell no person deserves". "I don't know if it will but it would be very, very nice".
Trump and Kim have engaged in name-calling in recent months as tensions between the two countries increase and North Korea continues expanding its nuclear program.