Japan defense chief observes map exercise ahead of MSDF Mideast dispatch

National Jan 9, 2020

Japan defense chief observes map exercise ahead of MSDF Mideast dispatch

Defense Minister Taro Kono observed an exercise conducted by Maritime Self-Defense Force personnel Thursday ahead of their dispatch to the Middle East on an information-gathering mission later this month. Commanding officers — including the captain of the Takanami destroyer, which is scheduled to be sent ...