JMSDF Shadows Russian Flotilla

At around 4:00 pm local time on Sunday, June 19, the Maritime Self-Defense Force announced that one Project 1155 destroyer, three Steregsity-class frigate and on Marshall-Nederin-class missile observation support ship. A total of five vessels sailed northwest in the waters between the main island of Okinawa and Miyakojima and sailed toward the East China Sea. In addition, these ships will…

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Ronald Reagan CSG Trains With JS Teruzuki

Ships and aircraft from Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (RRNCSG) concluded a week of at-sea bilateral training with a destroyer from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) May 17. The training included U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 flagship USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Antietam (CG 54), Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138, and destroyer JS Teruzuki (DD 116),…

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Australia, Japan and US Exercise in Philippine Sea

July 21, 2020 – Australia, Japan and the US are currently conducting a trilateral passage in the Philippine Sea on the way to participate in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) in Hawaii. An Australian Defence Force (ADF) Joint Task Group has joined the USS Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, which includes the United States Navy’s guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam…

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JS Teruzuki Exercises With USS Gabrielle Giffords

April 4, 2020 – USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) and JS Teruzuki (DD 116) conducted operations together, while sailing through the Andaman Sea, April 2. While transiting, Gabrielle Giffords and Teruzuki conducted bilateral communications exercises, division tactics, and photo exercise, all designed to enhance interoperability between the two navies and emphasize the importance of communications and coordination while operating underway…

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