Japan-U.S. Search and Rescue Training

 On November 9, JASDF U-125A , UH-60J and U.S. Air Force CV-22, MC-130J conducted bilateral search and rescue training over the East China Sea north of Miyako-jima and Ishigaki-jima to improve tactical skills and bilateral response capabilities.
 Through such training, JMOD/JSDF will continue to improve search and rescue capabilities to ensure swift lifesaving in case of emergencies including natural disaster/maritime accidents, anywhere surrounding Japan,and to strengthen Japan-U.S. Alliance capabilities to deter and respond.