U.S. Navy holds Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

Jun 27, 2017

U.S. Navy holds Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

Thousands of flag-waving mourners lined the streets of a U.S. naval base in Kanagawa Prefecture on Tuesday where a memorial service was held for seven sailors killed in a collision with a cargo ship this month.The facility in Yokosuka is the home port of ...

Mar 10, 2017

MSDF, U.S. Navy conducting joint drill in East China Sea

The Maritime Self-Defense Force and the U.S. Navy are conducting a joint military exercise in the East China Sea, a Japanese government source said Friday.The drill, which started Tuesday and was to finish Friday, involves MSDF destroyers and a U.S. Navy carrier strike group ...

Feb 3, 2017

U.S. Aegis destroyer runs aground, causing oil spill off Kanagawa

A U.S. Navy Aegis destroyer ran aground near Yokosuka naval base, causing an oil spill off Kanagawa Prefecture, a U.S. official said Wednesday.The incident involving the USS Antietam, forward deployed with the 7th Fleet, took place Tuesday and resulted in an estimated 4,160 liters ...