JS SETOGIRI was active with USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

On April 19, JS SETOGIRI as the 38th Deployment Surface Force for Counter Piracy Enforcement was active in the Gulf of Aden with USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69).
Commander of JS SETOGIRI, CDR SATO Shinya expressed with Commander of USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, “Being able to engage in the area far from each other home countries symbolizes a strong Japan-U.S. alliance in order to realize a Free and Open Indo-Pacific.”
Despite COVID-19, the Self-Defense Fleet remains responsive and integrate with the US Navy in order to safeguard the peace and security of Japan and support stability in the Indo-Pacific region.