Ships and aircraft from ten nations participating the exercise sank the amphibious cargo ship in a live-fire exercise.
The maneuvers will mostly involve land forces based in Russia's southwest, but airborne units will also take part.
Col.-Gen. Sergei Rudskoi said Russia has sent a letter to NATO proposing to scale down each other's military activities.
North Korea said U.S. pressure had nothing to do with its peace overtures to the U.S. and South Korea.
It is unclear whether U.S. aircraft carriers and nuclear submarines would participate as they have in previous war games.
The war game involved 50 experts who spent two days coordinating response, containment and messaging efforts.
The decision to scrap Balikatan 2020 was taken "in light of the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Marines and Emirati forces held a major military exercise Monday that saw forces seize a sprawling model Mideast city.
The Air Force has canceled one of its cornerstone aviation exercises in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Cpl. Eloiza Zavala, a motor vehicle operator with Combat Logistics Battalion 13, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The campaign of President Donald Trump released a letter from 235 retired senior officers backing his re-election.
The news comes four years after the Air Force laid out initial plans for what its future fighter jets might look like.
The recent exercises were one of many the Air Force is conducting to test its Advanced Battle Management System.
A veteran of the Marine Corps and Army National Guard, he went through boot camp more than four decades ago.
Cmdr. Robert Arias is at least the third Navy commander removed from his job in recent weeks.