JS Yuugiri Conducts PASSEX with HMS Queen Elizabeth

On November 11, the escort ship “Yuugiri” engaged in anti-piracy missions conducted joint training between Japan and the UK with the Royal Navy carrier “Queen Elizabeth” strike group to improve tactical skills and cooperate with the Royal Navy. We have strengthened. Captain Yugiri (2nd class Kaisa Kumashiro) said, “Through the expansion into the East China Sea after August, we will…

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JS Yuugiri Exercises With FGS Bayern in the Gulf of Aden

On August 29, the 39th Anti-Piracy Action Surface Corps escort ship “Yuugiri” conducted joint training between Japan and Germany in the Gulf of Aden with the German Navy frigate “Bayern”. Captain Yugiri (2nd class Kaisa Kumashiro) is honored to be able to act with the German Navy, a fellow with the same aspiration of “realizing a free and open Indo-Pacific.”…

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CARAT Series 2021 Commences

June 24, 2021 – The 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise series between the U.S. Navy and the armed forces of partner nations commenced with CARAT Sri Lanka, June 24. Taking place throughout South and Southeast Asia, CARAT expands bilateral and multilateral exercises; ensures maritime security, stability, and prosperity; and highlights the United States’ commitment to the…

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Theodore Roosevelt CSG Conducts Second Bilateral Exercise with JMSDF

March 3, 2021 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) conducted a bilateral maritime exercise with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) February 28. USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) and USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) conducted maneuvering drills and a photo exercise with JS Yugiri (DD 153), JS Hatakaze (TV 3520), and JS Setoyuki (TV 3518). The exercise was…

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