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U.S., Japan, UK conduct joint training

  • December 24, 2018
  • , Sankei
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Monday’s Sankei wrote that the MSDF participated in the first-ever trilateral joint training with the navies of the U.S. and the UK off the coast of Honshu in the Pacific on Saturday, saying that the training was intended to keep China’s maritime push in check. The MSDF destroyer Izumo and other MSDF vessels cooperated with U.S. Navy and Royal Navy frigates and patrol planes to perform mock drills in which an American submarine posed as an enemy craft.

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