Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout
Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout

Japan’s supplies to US Coast Guard aimed at testing Beijing, observers say

  • American coastguard patrol vessel was serviced by a Japanese supply ship during joint exercise, Japan reveals
  • ‘Improved interoperability’ hailed by Japan, while Chinese observers say the announcement is a challenge to China

Topic |   China-Japan relations
Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout
Japan said its JS Oumi supply ship serviced the USCGC Munro in the East China Sea last week. Photo: Handout
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