JMSDF & USN Joint MCM Training in Mutsu Bay

(Google Translation)

Reiwa 2nd year Mine warfare training (Mutsu Bay) and minesweeping special training (Japan-US joint training
The Maritime Self-Defense Force will conduct the following mine warfare training (Mutsu Bay) and minesweeping special training (Japan-US joint training).
I will carry it out.
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Purpose
(1)
Maintain and improve the ability of the JMSDF to combat mines
(2)
Further strengthening cooperation with the US Navy
Two
Period
July 18, 2nd year (Saturday July 30th (Thurs
Three
Training area
Mutsu Bay
Four
Training controller
Maritime Self-Defense Force: Minesweeping Group Commander Chief of Staff 1st Class Kasa Hiroshi Watanabe Hiroshi Watanabe
US Navy: Commander, 7th Mine Squadron
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Participating units, etc.
JMSDF: Ship
Boat 15 (2 minesweeper mother ships, 2 minesweepers, 2 minesweepers)
8 aircraft (MCH-101×3, P-3C×3,
P-1 x
2)
US Navy: 2 ships (minesweeper x 2)
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Main training items
Training mine laying training using mines, minesweeping training and diving training
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Other
We will implement the necessary measures against the new coronavirus infection.

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