Search for Missing USMC Air Crewmembers Goes On

December 5, 2018 – The United States Marine Corps confirms that two Marines have been found. One of the recovered Marines is in fair condition and the other has been declared deceased by competent medical personnel. The search and rescue operations continue for the remaining five U.S. Marines who were aboard the KC-130 Hercules and F/A-18 Hornet involved in a mishap about 200 miles off of the coast of Japan around 2:00 a.m. Dec. 6. The aircraft were conducting routine training and aerial refueling was a part of the training;…

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Australia’s Monitoring and Surveillance Activities Against Illegal Ship-to-Ship Transfers

November 30, 2018 (Google Translation) – Australia has decided again to engage in its monitoring and surveillance activities by aircraft for the third time this year against illicit maritime activities, including ship-to-ship transfers with North Korean-flagged vessels prohibited by United Nations Security Council Resolutions(UNSCRs), based in Kadena Air Base from the beginning of December, subject to the United Nations Status of Forces Agreement (UN SOFA). Australia and Canada had conducted monitoring and surveillance activities by aircraft based in Kadena Air Base for about one month from the end of April…

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Multilateral efforts against illegal maritime activities including “Sekito” of North Korean-registered vessels banned by the UN Security Council Resolution

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCOduAxZ374[/embedyt] September 23, 2018 (Google Translation) – 1. For illegal maritime activities including North Korean flagged vessels banned by a UN Security Council resolution, Japan has violated the UN Security Council resolution from the viewpoint of fully implementing the UN Security Council resolutions related to North Korea We have been reporting to the United Nations Security Council North Korea Sanction Committee and expressing concern to the countries concerned when confirming strongly suspicious behavior. As for the Ministry of Defense and the SDF, we are monitoring the ship suspected of…

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