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JCG, MSDF conduct joint drill based on scenario of Senkaku contingency 

  • December 24, 2021
  • , Yomiuri, Nikkei
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Friday’s Yomiuri and Nikkei took up joint training held on Thursday off the coast of Izu Oshima Island by JCG cutters and MSDF destroyers, explaining that the drill was intended to counter Chinese potential aggression against the Senkaku Islands. The training was based on the scenario of JCG cutters alone being unable to defend against PLA warships approaching the disputed outcrops. 

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