US & Japanese Coast Guards Train Together in East China Sea

U.S. Coast Guard members aboard the Alameda-based Coast Guard Cutter Munro (WMSL 755) participated in a cooperative two-day deployment with Japan Coast Guard members aboard the Japan Coast Guard ship Aso in the East China Sea Tuesday and Wednesday. The engagement followed Munro’s port visit in Sasebo, Japan, Aug. 20-24, and included crew exchanges; two-ship communication, formation, maneuvering and navigation…

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Mission JEANNE D’ARC 21: Participation in the AETO operation in the East China Sea

May 11, 2021 (Google Translation) – From May 3 to 8, the buildings of the JEANNE D’ARC (JDA) mission, the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) and the La Fayette (FLF) Surcouf type frigate took part in the AETO operation in the China Sea. Orientale, French contribution to the international system for combating the circumvention of the sanctions established by the…

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JMSDF Shadows Russian Ships

November 6, 2020 (Google Translation) – “Otaka” belonging to the 3rd Missile Boat Corps of the Maritime Self-Defense Force around 9 am on Friday, November 6 (Sasebo) and “P-1” (Atsugi) belonging to the 4th Air Group are about 50km northeast of Kamitsushima. One Russian Navy Slava-class cruiser, Udaloy-class destroyer, traveling southwest in the waters. One ship and one Dubna-class supply…

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JS Akebono Conducts Joint Maneuvers With USS America

April 12, 2020 USS America (LHA 6), with the embarked 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit joined Murasame class destroyer JS Akebono (DD 108) for a series of collaborative events while sailing in the Philippine Sea and East China Sea, April 9-11. Operating together for the first time, America and Akebono conducted bilateral communications exercises and division tactics designed to enhance interoperability…

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