Japan-Canada Bilateral Exercise (KAEDEX22)
The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) unit, JS IZUMO and JS TAKANAMI, conducted a bilateral exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in order to strengthen cooperation and to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below.
(1) To improve the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities
(2) To strengthen cooperation between the JMSDF and the RCN
3. Exercise Area
From the vicinity of Malaysia to the vicinity of Singapore
4. Participating units
(1) JMSDF: JS IZUMO, JS TAKANAMI (IPD22 First Surface Unit)
(2) RCN: HMCS WINNIPEG
5. Type of exercise
Preventive measures against COVID-19 were implemented during the exercise.
From the left, JS TAKANAMI , HMCS WINNIPEG (front), and JS IZUMO