Japan-Canada-New Zealand Trilateral Exercise

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) unit, JS IZUMO and JS TAKANAMI conducted a trilateral exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) in order to strengthen cooperation to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation among JMSDF, Royal Canadian Navy, and…

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Rendezvous at Sea Sweet as Maple Syrup

A recent training activity between the Australian and Canadian navies in the Indo-Pacific was particularly significant for one Royal Australian Navy member. Lieutenant Commander Stephen Wall spent 16 years as an officer in the Royal Canadian Navy before joining the Royal Australian Navy in 2018. Lieutenant Commander Wall is now HMAS Warramunga’s principal warfare officer and is currently at sea…

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Chinese Propaganda Slams Taiwan Strait Transit

The US Navy destroyer USS Dewey (DDG-105) and the Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg sailed through the Taiwan Strait on October 15, and the Eastern Theater Command of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) sent its naval and air forces to track and monitor the two warships in the whole course, said Senior Colonel Shi Yi, spokesperson for the…

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USS Dewey and HMCS Winnipeg Transit Taiwan Strait

Destroyer USS Dewey conducted a Taiwan Strait transit in cooperation with Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS Winnipeg October 14-15, 2021. “The transit demonstrates the commitment of the United States and Canada to a free and open Indo-Pacific, Cooperation like this represents the centerpiece of our approach to a secure and prosperous region” said CDR Haley Sims, US 7th Fleet Public…

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Tippecanoe Resupplies Fleet and International Partners in Advance of Keen Sword

October 30, 2020 – Military Sealift Command Far East’s Henry J. Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Tippecanoe (T-AO 199) routinely conducts replenishments at sea (RAS) for both U.S. ships and those from partner and ally nations – almost on a daily business. “USNS Tippecanoe’s officers and crew have shown fortitude, skill and dedication while providing much needed food, fuel, supplies…

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