JMSDF Assists in SAR Effort

May 26, 2019 (Google Translation) – Japan Coast Guard’s diving search support (based on the submarine rescue ship “Chiyoda”) assisted in SAR efforts today. Two private ships (cargo ships) collided off the coast of Inusakisaki, Chiba, Chiba Prefecture, on May 26 (Sun), dawn, on May 26, and one of them sank, leaving three crew members missing. At 17:30 on the 27th, the Director of the 3rd Division Coast Guard Headquarters made a request to the Self-Defense Fleet Commander (Yokosuka) to dispatch a disaster dispatch for the rescue of missing civilian…

Read More

Latest JMSDF Commissionings in Detail

Google Translation Delivery ceremony · Self-defense ship flag award ceremony Delivery ceremony · What is self-defense ship flag award ceremony?  A ship built at a shipyard is to be handed over to the Ministry of Defense and the ownership of the warship has been relocated, which is to display the flag of self-defense ships on the ship (boat) tail. A warship to be committed becomes a new unit of a unit when it raises a self-defense flag at the ship (boat) tail, and adds it to the organization of the maritime…

Read More