A Japanese Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine of the sort thought to have taken part in the joint naval drills with Britain. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
A Japanese Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine of the sort thought to have taken part in the joint naval drills with Britain. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
Japan

First Japan-UK submarine warfare exercise held with China in its sights

  • First-of-its kind joint exercise in Japanese waters saw two nations put each other’s navies through their paces in service of a ‘free and open Indo-Pacific’
  • Japan’s experience of tracking Soviet vessels during Cold War helps it monitor ‘threat posed by China’s growing submarine capabilities’, an analyst said

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A Japanese Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine of the sort thought to have taken part in the joint naval drills with Britain. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
A Japanese Soryu-class diesel-electric submarine of the sort thought to have taken part in the joint naval drills with Britain. Photo: Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force/Handout via Reuters
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