JS Yuugiri Conducts PASSEX with HMS Queen Elizabeth

On November 11, the escort ship “Yuugiri” engaged in anti-piracy missions conducted joint training between Japan and the UK with the Royal Navy carrier “Queen Elizabeth” strike group to improve tactical skills and cooperate with the Royal Navy. We have strengthened.

Captain Yugiri (2nd class Kaisa Kumashiro) said, “Through the expansion into the East China Sea after August, we will carry out joint training with the Royal Navy, which is an important partner who clearly embodies our involvement in the Indo-Pacific region. I am proud of what I was able to do. Also, being able to work with the Royal Navy striking group in the Indo-Pacific, Japan’s main maritime transportation route, was a very meaningful opportunity to address global challenges. The escort ship “Yuugiri” will continue to do its utmost to combat piracy in order to defend the maritime order based on the law. “.

The Self-Defense Fleet will maintain its readiness and contribute not only to Japan’s defense but also to the peace and stability of the Indo-Pacific region in collaboration with the Navy of partner countries toward the realization of a “free and open Indo-Pacific”.


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