US-JMSDF mine countermeasure drill 3JA gets underway

US Navy’s Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) joined ships and aircraft from the Japan ...

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US, Japan kick off their premier naval exercise in Pacific

Ships from the US Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) on November 16 started the 2017 edition of ...

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Kawasaki launches Japan's tenth Sōryū-class submarine

Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries launched Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) ...

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US, JMSDF ships aid Iranian vessel attacked by pirates

US Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense destroyers assisted an Iranian fishing vessel after a reported piracy ...

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US, ROK, JMSDF Navy carry out Linkex near Korean peninsula

Ships from the US, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Republic of Korea Navy have kicked off a trilateral link ...

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Australian warships arrive in Yokosuka for drills with JMSDF

Royal Australian Navy warships HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Parramatta concluded their first Japan port call in Sasebo ...

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Japan launches second Asahi-class destroyer

Japanese shipbuilder Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has launched the country’s second Asahi-class destroyer, the ...

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US, Japan, Australia hold submarine competition

The US and Royal Australian Navy sent their submarines to waters south of Japan where the Japan Maritime ...

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UK sending Type 23 frigate to Japan next year

As the UK and Japan defense ministries are stepping up their cooperation in response to the unprecedented threat ...

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Anti-submarine warfare drill GUAMEX kicks off

New Zealand, Japan and the U.S. sent their units to Guam where they will be taking part in a multinational ...

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Mine warfare exercise 2JA concludes

Naval forces from the U.S. and Japan concluded ten days of mine countermeasure exercises on July 28. 2JA MCMEX is ...

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Japan, US forces in annual mine countermeasure drill 2JA

Warm-up exercises are already underway as Japanese and U.S. forces prepare for more complex scenarios of the ...

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US, India, Japan conclude major Bay of Bengal drill

Ships, submarines and aircraft from the U.S., India and Japan concluded their participation in the week-long Bay of ...

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Raytheon bags Japanese Navy destroyer contract

U.S. defense contractor Raytheon has received a $9.6 million contract for work on the Japan Maritime Self Defense ...

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Turkey takes over command of Combined Task Force 151

Turkish Navy assumed command of the Combined Maritime Forces’ Combined Task Force 151 (CTF151) from the Japan ...

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India to host Japan, US for Bay of Bengal naval drill

India is set to host maritime forces from Japan and the U.S. for this year’s annual trilateral ...

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Photo: Four nation navies converge in South China Sea

Five ships from Australia, Japan, Canada and the U.S. met in the South China Sea on June 8 for two days of ...

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Japan, US forces meet for mine warfare talks

Personnel from the Japan Self Defense Force and the U.S. military comprising 34 different commands across ground, ...

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Battle of the Coral Sea commemorated aboard HMAS Choules

Representatives from Australia, U.S. and Japan commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of the Coral Sea ...

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US destroyers train with Japanese, South Korean warships

After North Korea conducted live-fire exercises ahead of the arrival of the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, the ...

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South Korea joins anti-piracy drill in Gulf of Aden

A South Korean Navy ship already patrolling the Horn of Africa as part of an EU-led task force was sent to ...

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