JS OSUMI conducted a RAS with JS TOWADA during international disaster relief activities in the Kingdom of Tonga

On January 30, JS OSUMI of the Japan Disaster Relief Team in Tonga conducted RAS with JS TOWADA near Guam before sailing to the Kingdom of Tonga as soon as possible.
The Self-Defense Fleet has been making efforts to deepen friendly relations and mutual understanding with the Pacific island nations by conducting goodwill visits and routine exercises, with the aim of realizing a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific.” In this next round of activities, we will continue to do our utmost to support the reconstruction of our friend the Kingdom of Tonga, hoping for its early recovery and sustainable development.