JMSDF plans to send JS Izumo to Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka

Reuters says Tokyo intends to send its helicopter carrier JS Izumo to ports in Singapore, Indonesia, the Philippines and Sri Lanka over a period of three months.

DDH-183いずも型護衛艦
By Kaijō Jieitai (海上自衛隊 / Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force) (http://www.mod.go.jp/msdf/formal/jmp/201612.html) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons

The warship is expected to be underway in May and will participate in the Malabar joint naval exercise in the Indian Ocean before returning home in August.

Comments are closed.