JS AKEBONO conducted goodwill exercise with the Indonesian Navy

(Google Translation) – On 13th April, JS AKEBONO conducted a goodwill exercise with Indonesian Navy ship KRI BUNG TOMO as part of an overseas training cruise. This exercise enhanced the tactical skills of both navies and further fostered mutual understanding and friendship between JMSDF and the Indonesian Navy in order to realize a Free and Open Indo-Pacific. Despite COVID-19, the…

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JS AKEBONO Trains with Royal Australian & Royal Canadian Navies

(Google Translation) – On the 8th of April, JS AKEBONO conducted joint training in the west of Sumatra with Royal Australian Navy HMAS ANZAC, HMAS SIRIUS and Royal Canadian Navy HMCS CALGARY. These various tactical trainings enhanced our tactical skills and strengthened cooperation in order to realize a Free and Open Indo-Pacific supported by the maritime security based on the…

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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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