Communist China Coast Guard 2301 Reconnoiters Senkaku Islands

June 16, 2021 – The China Coast Guard (CCG) 2301 fleet conducted a patrol in territorial waters off the Senkaku Islands on June 16, according to an online statement by the CCG. This marks the sixth time that Chinese officials announced patrol information in territorial waters off the Diaoyu Islands since 2021. According to official public records, the CCG 2502…

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Japanese CEO and Employees Charged in Scheme to Defraud U.S. Navy and Dump Wastewater in Ocean

February 17, 2021 – Three Japanese nationals, including the president and chief executive officer of Yokohama, Japan-based Kanto Kosan Co. Ltd. (Kanto Kosan) were indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday in connection with an alleged long-running scheme to defraud the U.S. Navy and pollute Japanese waters by dumping contaminated water removed from U.S. Navy ships into the ocean. Sojiro…

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III MEF, 7th Fleet kick off joint training exercise Noble Fury

October 6, 2020 – Noble Fury 21, a joint training exercise involving Marines and Sailors from III Marine Expeditionary Force and 7th Fleet is taking place Oct. 6-15, on Okinawa and other Japanese islands, including Iwo To. Noble Fury is part of ongoing joint III MEF-7th Fleet integrated training. The exercise improves both commands’ ability to work together in simultaneous,…

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