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  • 26 April 2016
    Training & Education

    Eight air department Sailors assigned to amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) played a critical role as part of Task Force Chenzai, the Japanese earthquake relief effort near Kumamoto, Japan, from April 18-23. The team joined forces with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer helicopter ship JS Hyuga (DDH 181) to train and […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the US Navy’s Japan-based carrier strike group centered around aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan teamed up with the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) for joint operations in the Philippine Sea. The cooperative deployment started November 28 and concluded December 5. Hyuga is a helicopter destroyer assigned to […]

  • 30 August 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6) began hosting Japanese Sailors Aug. 17 as they prepare for the annual amphibious assault training exercise Dawn Blitz 2015 (DB 15) in early September. The training exercise includes four participating nations and four other nations as observers. There are more than 25 commands participating in the exercise in […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. and Japan Self Defense Force service members are set to carry out amphibious operations off of Guam and Tinian during a bilateral U.S. – Japan training exercise called Keen Sword. U.S. Navy and Marine Corps units and personnel will combine with Japanese Self Defense Force units to conduct a range of amphibious missions between […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Training & Education

     Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMDSF) ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokita (LST 4002); destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) departed Pearl Harbor May 20 following a five-day port visit.  During the visit JMSDF sailors conducted wreath-laying ceremonies at the USS Arizona Memorial, National Cemetery of the Pacific, Makiki Cemetery […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Japanese sailors took part in a modified version of the training U.S. Navy Sailors receive to learn the skills needed to perform safe and effective boarding operations at sea. The training took place at Pearl Harbor from September 24 to 26. Sailors from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) ships JS Hyuga (DDH 181) and […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF), Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN), Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and U.S. Navy (USN) and U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) participated in a post Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) multilateral exercise in the Hawaii operating area August 5-9. Participating maritime units included U.S. Navy […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy now has two aircraft carriers operating near the Korean Peninsula and they are joined by ships from the Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF). Photos released by the U.S. Navy’ 7th Fleet show carrier strike groups centered around aircraft carriers USS Ronald Reagan and USS Carl Vinson operating together with JMSDF ships in […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Naval ships, aircraft and personnel from India, Japan and the United States started the annual exercise Malabar 2016, June 9 in Sasebo, Japan. The harbour phase will be taking place in Sasebo until June 13 and the sea phase will have participants conducting drills in the Philippine Sea from June 14 to 17. Participants from the U.S. Navy […]

  • 11 July 2014

    U.S. Navy patrol boats assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CORIVRON) 11 return to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam after escorting the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Hyuga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) through Pearl Harbor for Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2014.   Twenty-two nations, 49 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Training & Education

    “Visiting a Japanese ship off the coast of the Philippines was an unexpected surprise.” An officer from HMS Illustrious has completed a short exchange visit with the Japanese Maritime Self Defence Force. Acting Lieutenant Commander Joseph Currin , from Southampton, represented the Royal Navy on board the Japanese Ship Ise, a Hyuga-Class Helicopter Destroyer during […]

  • 13 December 2019

    Two Royal Australian Navy minehunters have returned home following a successful overseas deployment that saw them travel a record distance, the navy said. HMAS Ships Diamantina and Gascoyne traveled more than thirteen thousand nautical miles in the past four months as they deployed to East Asia for multinational and bilateral exercises in Japan and South […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    An unidentified US Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine is set to take part in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Submarine Competition (SUBCOMP) exercise in waters south of Japan. The seven-day drill starts February 13. SUBCOMP is designed to evaluate and test Japanese crews across multiple platforms on their ability to conduct various aspects of […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    A U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft landed on Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter destroyer Hyuga (DDH 181) for the first time June 14. The landing aboard Hyuga was the culmination of extensive planning by Sailors and Marines from Commander, U.S. Third Fleet, Expeditionary Strike Group 3, I Marine Expeditionary Force, 1st Marine […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s Japan-based amphibious ships met up with their Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) counterparts for training off Australia. US Navy transport dock USS Green Bay (LPD 20) and amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) trained with Hyūga-class helicopter destroyer JS Ise (DDH 182) and JMSDF Ōsumi-class amphibious transport dock ship JS Kunisaki […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Russian Pacific Fleet completed their visit to Japan on January 23 where they took part in maneuvering and search and rescue exercises in the Sea of Japan. Two Russian ships, ASW destroyer Admiral Tributs and fleet tanker Boris Butoma arrived at Japanese port of Maizuru on January 21. Japanese and Russian ships held the […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Steadfast became the first non-United States Navy (USN) ship to lead a multinational group sail to participate in the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise, the world’s largest international maritime exercise. The frigate led two other warships, one from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force and one from the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE Marine Solutions, a subsidiary of the U.S. engineering giant General Electric, announced it would provide two LM2500 aeroderivative marine gas turbines for the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force’s (JMSDF) new 8,200-ton class Aegis destroyer. The turbines will be installed by IHI, the Tokyo-based company responsible for the construction of propulsion systems for Japan’s destroyers. “GE’s LM […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Industry news

      Japan plans to build another helicopter-carrying ship in reply to China’s acquirement of its first home-made flattop, reports Korean information agency Cho Sun. The information that China had started construction of its first aircraft carrier was circulated by Chinese media on Wednesday. Reportedly, the first Chinese-built carrier would be 320-meter long accomodating 50 deck-based […]

  • 21 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific Partnership arrived in Khanh Hoa province, Vietnam, on May 19, to start the final mission of this year’s exercise. Sailors and crew from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force’s destroyers JS Izumo and JS Sazanami will also join mission personnel for the Khanh Hoa mission stop. This is the eighth time in eleven years that this […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy’s forward-deployed Naval Beach Unit (NBU) 7 conducted landing craft, air cushion (LCAC) interoperability drills with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force in Sasebo, Japan on November 8. US Navy sailors departed the Yokose LCAC facility in LCAC 09, transited the Sasebo Outer Harbor, and then entered and exited the well deck of the Japan […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Mine countermeasure ships from the navies of the US and Japan will be joined by their Australian counterparts for a mine warfare exercise off the coast of southern Japan which kicks off November 17. The drill is called Mine Warfare Exercise 3JA 2018 and is part of an annual exercise series organized by the US […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Pacific Partnership 2016 departed Palau on August 15 aboard JS Shimokita (LST 4002) after completing two weeks of medical and engineering initiatives designed to promote cooperation and knowledge exchange between local authorities and the multinational Pacific Partnership team. While Shimokita was in Palau, an additional element of the Pacific Partnership 2016 team was aboard hospital […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships from the Wasp amphibious ready group (ARG) met up with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) amphibious transport dock ship, JS Kunisaki (LST 4003), for two days of exercises on January 11 and 12. During the cooperative deployment, ARG ships and JS Kunisaki conducted communication and maneuvering drills off the west coast of […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from Japanese destroyer JS Yuugiri (DD 153) and U.S. Navy’s USS Shiloh (CG 67) met at sea to exchange holiday gifts on December 28. A week before, sailors from Japanese helicopter carrier JS Izumo visited U.S. aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan for a gift exchange and ship tour. During the meeting, each party presented a […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Training & Education

    The crew of HMAS Sydney (IV) have strengthened international bonds across and beyond the Navy during their successful port visit to Yokosuka, Japan from from October 6-15. From hosting official funcations onboard, to cross deck opportunities and cultural tours, Sydney (IV) ship’s company enthusiastically grabbed every opportunity they were given to mix with participating nations. […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Japan’s Maritime Self Defense Force has commissioned its ninth Sōryū-class submarine during a March 12 ceremony in the Hyōgo Prefecture. JS Seiryū (SS-509), as the ninth boat in the class is named, was built and delivered by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and will be homeported in Yokosuka. Kawasaki Heavy Industries launched the country’s tenth Sōryū submarine on November 6, 2017, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) guided missile destroyer JS Atago (DDG-177) has successfully intercepted and destroyed a US ballistic missile in a test conducted off the coast of Kauai in Hawaii.  The test was supported by JMSDF and the United States Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in cooperation with the US Navy. As explained, the […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy ships assigned to the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group trained with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Escort Division 12 in the Philippine Sea between October 24 and November 2. “Conducting bilateral exercises with the JMSDF enables both navies to continue to strengthen the unique and seamless integration of our forces,” said Capt. […]