USS Carl Vinson's arrival marks biggest US military presence since 1975 and comes at a time China seeks to expand influence in South China Sea.
Turkish President Erdogan talked on Monday about the future of Turkish defence industry and the aim to make the country self-sufficient in 2023.
The US is sending an aircraft carrier group to the Asia-Pacific as tensions grow in the region, with speculation that North Korea is preparing to carry out a nuclear test.
The successful completion of the Ryomyong Street residential complex is "scarier than the explosion of hundreds of nuclear bombs," said North Korea's premier Pak Pong-yu.
Russia said it had begun a "major operation" which saw the first bombardments carried out by warplanes taking off from its aircraft carrier.
Addressing NBC's televised "Commander-in-Chief" forum aboard the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier, Donald Trump said the US generals have been reduced to rubble under the leadership of Obama and Clinton.
President Erdogan says Turkey aims to have a self sufficient defence industry by 2023
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