The budget of the U.S. Navy and marine corps will be 171,5 billion dollars in the fiscal year of 2018. 7,2 billion dollars will be spent on operations abroad.
US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson paid a visit to Japan on March 16th.
North Korea fired off some missiles the other day, raising tensions significantly in the Pacific region. They reportedly fired five missiles, with one failing to launch and three of the other four coming provocatively close to Japan.