JMSDF to deploy in Arabian Sea

Japan plans to deploy escort ship, patrol aircraft in Arabian Sea in 2020

Nathan Gain

The Japanese government is expected to green light the deployment plan by the end of this year. The JMSDF assets will be deployed on a one-year mission that could be renewed on an annual basis. Japan said it would not join the U.S.-led coalition « Sentinel » the Pentagon is forming in the region with countries such as Australia, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia.

According to the Nikkei daily, the Japanese plan calls for deploying one combat ship with 250 sailors and one SH-60 maritime helicopter.

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Source: https://www.navalnews.com

Ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy sail in formation during Malabar 2018 (Picture source: U.S. Navy)

Ships from the Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) and the U.S. Navy sail in formation during Malabar 2018 (Picture source: U.S. Navy)

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