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Friday, June 22, 2012

U.S., KOREA AND JAPAN PARTICIPATE IN EXERCISE TO IMPROVE INTEROPERABILITY




FROM:  U.S. NAVY
120621-N-EY938-681 EAST CHINA SEA (June 21, 2012) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85), left, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) helicopter destroyer JS Kurama (DDH 144) and the Republic of Korea Ship (ROKS) Munmu the Great (DDH 976) are in formation in the East China Sea. The U.S. Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defense Force and Republic of Korea navy ships are participating in a trilateral exercise to improve interoperability, readiness and the capability to respond quickly to various situations in the region, ranging from disaster relief to maritime security activities. (US Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Denver Applehans/Released)