JMSDF, ROKN, USN destroyers in missile defense informational link exercise

The U.S. 7th Fleet announced today that destroyers USS Curtis Wilbur (DDG 54), ROKS Sejong the Great (DDG- 991), and JS Kirishima (DDG-174) are operating in waters east of the Korean peninsula and north of Japan for a trilateral missile warning informational link exercise (LINKEX).

US Navy 110318-N-GL340-128 The guided-missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilber (DDG 54) is underway off the coast of Japan providing humanitarian assist
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Michael Feddersen [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The exercise will take place from Mar. 14-15 and the objective is to enhance tactical capabilities, increase self-defense, strengthen partnerships, and improved situational awareness among the participants.

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