Japan-Canada Bilateral Exercise (KAEDEX22)

“Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation between the JMSDF and the RCN 2. Period September 21-23 3. Exercise Area From the vicinity of Malaysia to the vicinity of Singapore 4. Participating units (1) JMSDF: JS IZUMO, JS TAKANAMI (IPD22 First Surface Unit) (2) RCN: HMCS WINNIPEG 5. Type of exercise Tactical exercise 6. Notes Preventive measures against COVID-19 were implemented during the exercise.

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Japan-Canada Bilateral Exercise (KAEDEX22)

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) unit, JS IZUMO and JS TAKANAMI, conducted a bilateral exercise with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in order to strengthen cooperation and to realize a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” as described below. 1. Objectives (1) To improve the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities (2) To strengthen cooperation between the JMSDF and the RCN 2. Period September 21-23 3. Exercise Area From the vicinity of Malaysia to the vicinity of Singapore 4. Participating units (1) JMSDF: JS IZUMO, JS TAKANAMI (IPD22 First Surface Unit) (2) RCN: HMCS WINNIPEG…

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