USS America, JS Ise Lead Integrated Training

USS America (LHA 6), the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, trained alongside Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) and other Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships off the coast of Kyushu, Nov. 3. America, Ise, and six other JMSDF ships conducted precision maneuvering and integrated surface warfare training, which enhanced operability and partnership between the two navies. “Our…

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U.S. Navy joins Australia, Japan, Republic of Korea for Multinational Group Sail

September 9, 2020 – USS Barry (DDG 52) is scheduled to join the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) during a multinational group sail from waters near Hawaii to Guam beginning Sept. 9, to conduct integrated, multi-domain operations. U.S. Naval forces routinely participate in multinational group sails in order to operate…

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