USS William P. Lawrence, JS Izumo, JS Murasame Conduct Cooperative Deployment

May 19, 2019 – USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110) and the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Izumo-class helicopter destroyer JS Izumo (DDH 183) and Murasame-class destroyer JS Murasame (DD 101) conducted a cooperative deployment in the Strait of Malacca, May 18. The U.S. Navy ship and JMSDF ships participated in communication drills, working together to increase their efficiency and…

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