JS Ouryu Heading to Guam for ASW Training in August

July 28, 2021
Maritime Staff Office Announcement)
Dispatched Submarine Training in the U.S. in 2021
The JMSDF is to conduct t h is year’s 1st Dispatched Submarine Training in the U.S. in 2021 as
described below.
1. Objectives To improve the tactical capabilities of the JMSDF.
2. Period August 20 September 22
3. Exercise Area Sea from Japan to Guam
4. Participating units
(1) Commanding Officer
Commander MURANO Fumio
(2) Units JS OURYU
(3) Number of personnel
Approximately 80
5. Type of exercise ASW training
6. Notes
(1) Dispatched Submarine Training in the U.S. has been conducted every year since 1963. This is the 81st time including the dispatches to RIMPAC.
(2) Preventive measures against COVID-19 will be implemented during the exercise.

JMSDF photo

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