Japan-Canada Bilateral Exercise (KAEDEX22)
“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.