May 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – In accordance with previously reached bilateral agreements, on June 10, the main base of the Pacific Fleet Vladivostok will be visited by the destroyer of the Japanese self-defense forces Suzunami. The ship will arrive in the capital of Primorsky Krai with a five-day business trip.
During the visit, the ship will take part in the Russian-Japanese search and rescue training at sea “Sarex-2019” (SAREX (Search and Rescue Exercise)).
The program for the stay of Japanese sailors in Vladivostok also includes a courtesy visit to the command of the Pacific Fleet, as well as cultural and sports events.
Earlier, the Japanese Union of Specialists of Soviet Armed Forces visited Vladivostok in November 2017.