JMSDF MCM Force Trains With US Navy June 21-30

Japan-U.S. Bilateral Exercise The JMSDF will conduct a bilateral exercise with the U.S. Navy in order to enhance to strengthen the capability of Japan-U.S. Alliance for effective deterrence and response as described below. 1. Objectives (1)To expend experienced people who can respond actual mission quickly. (2)To check the ability of equipped weapons. (3)To strengthen interoperability with U.S. Navy. 2. Period…

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JMSDF Trains With USN for MCM Operations

From July 16-31, Mine Warfare Force conducted Mine Warfare training 2021 with the U.S. Navy at Mutsu Bay. 16 minesweepers including JS URAGA and JS BUNGO, P-3C maritime patrol aircrafts, MCH-101 mine sweep helicopters, EOD, the Amphibious Rapid Deployment Brigade from JGSDF and USS Warrior participated in this training. Mine Warfare is a field in which JMSDF has world class…

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