The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) unit, JS IZUMO and JS TAKANAMI, conducted a bilateral exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in order to strengthen cooperation and to realize a “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.
From the left, JS TAKANAMI , HMCS WINNIPEG (front), and JS IZUMO