The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPAThe US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPA
The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPA

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The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPAThe US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPA
The US Navy aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, the guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain participate in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force destroyers in the Philippine Sea on March 28. File photo: EPA
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