“Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below.
1. Objectives
(1) To improve the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities
(2) To strengthen cooperation between the JMSDF and the RCN
2. Period
September 21-23
3. Exercise Area
From the vicinity of Malaysia to the vicinity of Singapore
4. Participating units
(1) JMSDF: JS IZUMO, JS TAKANAMI (IPD22 First Surface Unit)
5. Type of exercise
Tactical exercise
6. Notes
Preventive measures against COVID-19 were implemented during the exercise.