The Japan Coast Guard is sending a a patrol boat and a jet aircraft to help combat piracy in waters off Southeast Asia.

Coast guard officials identified the patrol ship as the 5,300-ton Mizuho, which will carry two helicopters onboard, and the jet as a Falcon 900.

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