Japan-U.S.-Canada Multilateral Exercise NOBLE RAVEN 22-2

The Indo-Pacific Deployment 2022 (IPD22) unit, JS IZUMO and JS TAKANAMI conducted a trilateral exercise “NOBLE RAVEN22-2” with the U.S. Navy (USN) and 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 among the JMSDF, the USN and the RCN 2. Period 23 September- 1 October 3. Exercise Area South China Sea 4. Participating units (1) JMSDF: JS IZUMO, JS TAKANAMI (IPD22 First Surface Unit),…

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