Japan-US bases participating Aegis ship docked in Japan supplies fuel (Figure)
12 5 March, the United States Navy tipi Kage No. (T-AO 199) on the supply ship is for the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force Pacific Murasame-class destroyer DD-107 “Thunder” was with the DDG-173 “King Kong” was the Aegis missile destroyers for fuel supply.
BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) Japan’s Kyodo News agency reported, according to participate in the Japan-US joint military exercises of U.S. and Japanese Self-Defense Force Aegis destroyers, a total of three ships calling at 6 am local time, the Kyoto House MSDF Maizuru base. They are in the Sea of ??Japan to participate in the core task of this exercise – a ballistic missile defense exercise.
stop Maizuru base are equipped with sea-based interceptor missiles (SM3) of Japan and the U.S. Aegis destroyers “Myoko” and “Shiloh (Shiloh)” number, and the sea from the frigate “pommel horse.” number, by supply of fuel to Hong Kong.
reported that three day’s ballistic missile defense exercise, in addition to Japan and the U.S. Aegis destroyers, the Hokkaido to Okinawa, the bases are deployed, “Patriot 3″ (PAC3)-air interceptor missile. Although the exercise did not launch, but the two sides jointly launched intercept model to detect, track and intercept ballistic missiles was confirmed.