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Chinese vessels pass through Osumi Strait

  • June 2, 2021
  • , Yomiuri , p. 26
  • JMH Translation

On June 1, the Ministry of Defense announced that a total of three Chinese Navy destroyers and frigates passed through the strait between Cape Sata and Tanegashima and headed toward the Pacific Ocean. Both Cape Sata and Tanegashima are in Kagoshima Prefecture. This is the first time that Chinese military vessels have been confirmed passing through the Osumi Strait in about one year and a half.

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