• Kyodo


A Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer is docked in New York to participate in the annual Fleet Week, in which military ships, including those from the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, sail into the city.

The Shirane made port at Brooklyn as the weeklong event kicked off Wednesday. This year marks the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812 between Britain and the United States.

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