South China sea

Reports on current military activity
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Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:28 pm

The Maritime Self-Defense Force’s Izumo helicopter carrier has joined the United States’ sole forward-deployed aircraft carrier, the USS Ronald Reagan, in joint military exercises in the disputed South China Sea, the MSDF and U.S. 7th Fleet said in separate statements Wednesday.

The drills, which included joint combat training in the waters and airspace of the South China Sea, kicked off on Monday and were due to wrap up Wednesday, the Japanese Defense Ministry said in a statement ... china-sea/