US Navy, JMSDF start MultiSail 2017

The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) kicked off the annual bilateral training exercise ...

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Russian, Japanese warships maneuver in the Sea of Japan

Ships from the Russian Pacific Fleet completed their visit to Japan on January 23 where they took part in ...

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Cowra lives commemorated by Australian, Japanese Navy chiefs

Moraitime forces commanders of Australia and Japan met in the Australian city of Cowra in New South Wales to ...

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Raytheon's SM-6 approved for international sales

The U.S. Department of Defense has cleared Raytheon’s Standard Missile-6 for sale to several international ...

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JMSDF, US destroyers meet at sea for holiday gift exchange

Sailors from Japanese destroyer JS Yuugiri (DD 153) and U.S. Navy’s USS Shiloh (CG 67) met at sea to exchange ...

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Japan, US mine warfare specialists work together during 3JA

Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) and members of mine ...

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Japan, US conclude amphibious drill Keen Sword

Sailors from U.S. and Japan concluded the joint amphibious  field training exercise Keen Sword 17. U.S. Navy and ...

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US, Japanese forces in amphibious drill off Guam

U.S. and Japan Self Defense Force service members are set to carry out amphibious operations off of Guam and Tinian ...

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Japan, UK, US Navy chiefs sign maritime cooperation treaty

UK’s Royal Navy is likely to join Japan and U.S. in their South China Sea patrols following a trilateral ...

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Australian-hosted exercise Kakadu begins in Darwin

The 13th iteration of the Australian-hosted multinational maritime exercise Kakadu 2016 began with an opening ...

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US Navy aircraft carrier hosts Japan's defense minister

Japan’s defense minister visited together with the country’s navy chiefs the U.S. Navy’s only ...

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Pacific Partnerships wraps Palau portion aboard JS Shimokita

Pacific Partnership 2016 departed Palau on August 15 aboard JS Shimokita (LST 4002) after completing two weeks of ...

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Japanese, Korean and US destroyers to be equipped with AEGIS

The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a $490 million contract to equip additional Japanese, Republic of Korea ...

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Japanese destroyers welcome public aboard in Germany

Two Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships pulled into the German international port of Rostock for a four-day ...

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Post-RIMPAC exercise garners five nations

Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy ...

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British mine experts observe Japanese 2JA 2016 drill

Royal Navy mine disposal experts watched their Japanese counterparts work during the large-scale exercise 2JA 2016. ...

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JMSDF training squadron to visit Lithuania

The Japan Maritime Self Defense Force Training Squadron is scheduled to conduct a friendly port visit to Klaipėda ...

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Japan, US conclude mine countermeasure drill 2JA 2016

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) mine countermeasures units completed the mine ...

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RIMPAC 2016: USS Pearl Harbor hosts mine-diver drill

Divers from U.S. and Royal Australian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and German Armed Forces conducted ...

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Trilateral ballistic missile defense exercise concludes

Exercise Pacific Dragon, the third biennial drill between U.S., Japan and Republic of Korea navies, took place from ...

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Chinese spy ship enters Japan waters shadowing Malabar 2016

A Chinese spy vessel entered Japanese waters as it shadowed the U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS ...

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