Japanese, US Navy Vessels Carry Out RAS

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training vessel JDS Shimayuki (TV-3513) recently met with US Navy vessels in the Pacific Ocean.

JDS Shimayuki and the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) engaged in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202) on when they met on June 17.

John C. Stennis is undergoing fleet replacement squadron carrier qualifications off the coast of Southern California.

Image: US Navy