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  • 24 July 2012
    Training & Education

    The “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP)8 took part in a coordinated operations mining exercise (MINEX) with the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), July 19. The exercise took place in northern Japan’s Mutsu Bay and consisted of VP-8 and JMDSF P-3C Orion aircraft operating with the Avenger-class mine countermeasures ship USS Guardian (MCM 5), […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Approximately 20 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps participated in a cultural exchange at the Japan Maritime Officer Candidate School June 23. The midshipmen were each paired with their Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) counterpart from the Japan Maritime Officer Candidate School and bonded through a series of cultural events, further […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Daisuke Hayashi never thought he would get the chance to visit Australia without actually leaving the territorial waters of Japan. But, today that’s exactly what he did. The Lieutenant – Junior Grade, who normally works in the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force Destroyer Shimakaze, is spending a few days onboard the Anzac Class Frigate HMAS […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Training & Education

    HMAS Ballarat has set sail for the Pacific Ocean to take part in an anti-submarine warfare exercise with the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force, after a busy and culturally enriching port visit to the city of Kure, near Hiroshima. The Anzac Class Frigate has spent the last four days in Kure, hosted by the JMSDF […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Ballarat made some new friends in Japan this week, over a hotly contested game of Soccer. The Australian crew took on the crew of the Japanese Destroyer Shimakaze, which is acting as host ship to Ballarat’s port visit in Kure, near Hiroshima. The Anzac Class frigate has travelled to Japan to […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Training & Education

    More than 300 Sailors, spouses and their guests gathered in celebration of the 112th Submarine Birthday Ball held at the New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo April 20. Rear Adm. Phillip G. Sawyer, commander, Submarine Group (COMSUBGRU) 7, Commander Task Force (CTF) 54/74, hosted the event for Yokosuka’s submarine community, and submariner counterparts from the Japan […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Hawaii-based Destroyer Squadron 31 completed a week of dynamic training as ships returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Nov. 17-18, from the latest Koa Kai exercise in Hawaiian waters. It was the first time U.S. Navy ships were joined by a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) surface ship for a Koa Kai exercise. The JMSDF […]

  • 2 November 2011
    Training & Education

      Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) submarine, JS Mochishio (SS 600) arrived at Naval Station Pearl Harbor to begin their annual training exercises with the U.S. Navy submarine forces Oct. 31. Mochishio is here as part of an ongoing strategy of theater engagement, training and building partnerships. USS La Jolla (SSN 701) of Commander Submarine […]

  • 31 October 2011
    Training & Education

    JDS Takanami and JDS Ohnami, the two destroyers of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), called at Kochi for  a brief stopover on their way for anti piracy deployment in the Gulf of Aden. Captain Takaki Mizuma Commander Escort Division Six is the Senior Officer embarked.   INS Nireekshak welcomed the visiting ships  at the […]

  • 20 September 2011
    Training & Education

      The nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) returned to sea Sept. 19 to continue her 2011 patrol after three weeks at her forward operating port of Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan. “During this part of our patrol, we look forward to increasing friendship and understanding with all of the maritime partners throughout the […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Training & Education

    Commander, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 26 is leading a contingent of U.S. Navy ships, that are participating in a passing exercise (PASSEX) with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) off the United State’s East Coast, from Virginia to Florida, July 31 – August 2. PASSEX is designed to provide realistic training environments for U.S. Navy and […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      Two warships of Japanese Navy – the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) – Japanese Defence Ship (JDS) Samidare and JDS Umigiri, berthed at Kochi on 07 Jul 11, enroute to their anti piracy mission in the Gulf of Aden. The Destroyers, with Captain Hideyuki Ooban, Commander Escort Division Four embarked, were received at […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The guided-missile frigate USS McClusky (FFG 41) participated in a joint forces passing exercise (PASSEX) with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) June 26. The exercise involved the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Yukon (T-AO 202), guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102), destroyer JS Mineyuki (DD 124), training vessel JS Asagiri (TV […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Two Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) ships, “Kirisame” and “Yuudachi”, with Commander 7th Escort Division Captain Hiroshi Ito on board , arrived at the Port of Colombo today (19th April 2011) on a two-day goodwill visit. The ships were ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy on their arrival. A special programme has been […]

  • 31 March 2011

      Two ships of Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF) arrived here today for a brief fuelling stopover on their way for anti-piracy depl… (ptinews) [mappress] Source: ptinews,March 31, 2011;