Tag Archives: Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

US Navy Attack Submarine Competes in Japan Maritime Defense Exercise

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine participated in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) submarine competition (SUBCOMP) this week. SUBCOMP is designed to evaluate and test Japanese crews across multiple platforms on their ability to conduct various aspects of anti-submarine warfare. The inclusion of U.S. Navy assets in the exercise also provides an excellent opportunity for bilateral integration and

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US, British Navies Perform Drills in South China Sea

Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea Jan. 11-16. At sea, McCampbell and Argyll conducted communication drills, division tactics and a personnel exchange designed to address common maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability and develop relationships that will benefit both navies for many

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Eight Personnel Rescued from Crash in Philippine Sea

The U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) continue search and rescue efforts in the Philippine Sea after a C2-A Greyhound aircraft crashed 500 nmi southeast of Okinawa today. Eight personnel have been recovered from the crash. Eleven total personnel were onboard the aircraft, which was carrying cargo from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni to USS Ronald Reagan, which

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