Japan dispatch helicopter carrier to join U.S. three carrier exercise

Japan’s Maritime Self-Defense Force announced on Nov. 10 that it has dispatch its helicopter carrier Ise along with escorts Inazuma and Makinami to join the U.S. Navy’s three aircraft carrier exercise.

JS Ise, Haruyuki and Abukuma in the East China Sea after Keen Sword 2013, -16 Nov. 2012 c
By Denver Applehans, U.S. Navy [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Both sides are scheduled to start the join exercise today.

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