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NEWS | May 25, 2022

Japan and U.S. Conduct Bilateral Exercise

By USINDOPACOM Public Affairs

CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii – To showcase combined capabilities to deter and counter regional threats, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command aircraft conducted a bilateral exercise with Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force 25 May, 2022 in the Sea of Japan.

This exercise was conducted to demonstrate our nation’s rapid reaction capabilities, high levels of force readiness, close coordination, bilateral interoperability, and credible deterrent capacity.

The United States and Japan remain committed to jointly working to ensure peace and security throughout the Indo-Pacific region.

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