Japanese submarine conducts first drills in South China Sea

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force submarine Kuroshio enters Naval Station Pearl Harbor. Commander, Submarine Squadron One is hosting the submarine during their stay as part of RIMPAC 2006.

TOKYO (Reuters) – A Japanese submarine joined a naval drill in the South China Sea for the first time, the Ministry of Defence said on Monday, in an escalation of Japanese activity in the disputed waterway claimed by China and others. The Maritime Self Defense Force submarine Kuroshio conducted a naval exercise on Thursday with […]

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