A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force
A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force

US Coast Guard modernises fleet, expands presence in Indo-Pacific to counter ‘bad actors in the region’

  • ‘Having ships on the sea matters. Having the enforcement capacity and capability matters,’ US admiral tells maritime security conference in Hawaii
  • Illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing is also a target for strengthened oversight

Topic |   US-China relations
A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force
A Japanese vessel conducts a joint training exercise with the US Coast Guard cutter Munro (left) in the East China Sea on August 26. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force
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