IPD21 force conducted a goodwill exercise with the Vanuatu Police Force Maritime Wing
September 13-16, IPD21 unit JS SIRANUI conducted a goodwill exercise with the Vanuatu Police Force Maritime Wing (VPFMW) for the first time in the waters around Vanuatu, to improve mutual understanding and friendship between the JMSDF and the VPFMW.
In this training, we practiced the exchange of target information with the VPFMW and the series of responses by a JMSDF vessel based on this information.
The Self-Defense Fleet contributes to the stable use of the oceans based on the rule of law in the Pacific Ocean through goodwill exercises and various exchange programs with Pacific island countries.
Despite COVID-19, the SDF is fully using its flexibility and mobility, promotes cooperative relationship with friendly countries, and contributes to support stability in the Indo-Pacific region.