The exercise was the first of its kind in the disputed waters. Photo: Handout
The exercise was the first of its kind in the disputed waters. Photo: Handout

Japan and US stage first anti-submarine exercise in South China Sea

  • Two Japanese destroyers, the JS Kaga and JS Murasame, join the USS Milius for Tuesday’s drill, which follows recent exercises with the US and Philippine navies
  • The countries’ militaries have been deepening their cooperation in recent years and seeking to put pressure on China over its claims to the disputed waters

Topic |   South China Sea
The exercise was the first of its kind in the disputed waters. Photo: Handout
The exercise was the first of its kind in the disputed waters. Photo: Handout
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