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The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and ships assigned to the USS Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group.

The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails in formation with...

Pacific Ocean (Nov. 15, 2005) The guided missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63) sails in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and ships assigned to the USS Kitty Hawk Carrier Strike Group. The Ki... more

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) steams in formation with Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during the bilateral exercise ANNUALEX.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) steams in formatio...

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 19, 2008) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during the bilateral exercise ANNUALEX. ANNUALEX is a yearly e... more

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steams in formation with the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Haruna (DDH 141).

The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steams in ...

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 19, 2008) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steams in formation with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Haruna (DDH 141). U.S. Navy and Japan Marit... more

he guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during the bilateral exercise ANNUALEX

he guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) leads a formation of U.S....

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 19, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG 67) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in a joint photo exercise with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in a...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in a joint photo exercise with the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) at the culmination of ANNUALEX ... more

The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steams in formation with Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (L...

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 19, 2008) The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) steams in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships while aircraft assigned to Carrier Ai... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from af...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) at the culm... more

USS Essex (LHD 2) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

USS Essex (LHD 2) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Se...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) The amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during a photo exercise at the culmination of ANNUALEX 2008... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from one another after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from on...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from one another after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)... more

U. S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and aircraft maneuver into formation as part of the bilateral exercise ANNUALEX.

U. S. Navy and Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and aircraft...

EAST CHINA SEA (Nov. 19, 2008) U. S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships and aircraft assigned to the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and the Essex Expeditionary Strike Group maneuver into f... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from one another after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from on...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships separate from one another after completing a 20-ship formation surrounding the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73)... more

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) leads a formation of ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) The dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) leads a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during a photo exercise at the culmination of ANNUALEX 2... more

U.S. Navy and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly in formation over U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

U.S. Navy and Japanese Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly in formatio...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2008) U.S. Navy and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly in formation over U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during a photo exercise at the culmination of ANNUAL... more

Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over ships during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over ships during Annual Ex...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 fly over the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-miss... more

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-missile destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), and the U.S... more

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

Ships participate in Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX 21G).

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 17, 2009) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, the Haruna-class helicopter destroyer HS Hiei (DDH 142) and the Atogo-class guided-missile destroyer JS Ashigara (DDG 178), and the U.S... more

Cmdr. Jeffrey Kim, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56)

Cmdr. Jeffrey Kim, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guide...

KAGOSHIMA, Japan (Jul. 09, 2010) Cmdr. Jeffrey Kim, commanding officer of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) receives flowers from a Japanese woman during a welcoming c... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Keen Sword 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Dec. 10, 2010) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Keen Sword 2011. Keen Sword is a bilateral exercise designed to strengthen maritime capabili... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Keen Sword 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Dec. 10, 2010) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Keen Sword 2011. Keen Sword is a bilateral exercise designed to strengthen maritime capabili... more

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Christopher Moore, U.S. 7th Fleet independent duty corpsman, hosts a tour for medical students with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.

Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Christopher Moore, U.S. 7th Fleet indep...

YOKOSUKA, Japan (Feb. 01, 2011) Senior Chief Hospital Corpsman Christopher Moore, U.S. 7th Fleet independent duty corpsman, hosts a tour for medical students with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force aboard th... more

The guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships

The guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) leads U.S. Navy and Jap...

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Jul. 31, 2011) The guided-missile frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participating in a passing exercise. The exercise is intended to strengt... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors visit the USS Arizona Memorial.

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force sailors visit the USS Arizona Memori...

PEARL HARBOR (Oct. 11, 2011) Sailors assigned to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force training squadron ship JS Kashima (TV 3508) and the destroyers JS Mineyuki (DD 124) and JS Asagiri (DD 3516) visit the USS ... more

Ships at Whire Beach, Okinawa.

Ships at Whire Beach, Okinawa.

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (Oct. 29, 2011) The amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46), the japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships JS Osumi (LST 4001), JS Chokai (DDG 176), JS Ashigara (DDG 178) and other ... more

 Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) shift colors while getting underway from White Beach Naval Installation in Okinawa, Japan.

Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) ...

WHITE BEACH, Japan (Oct. 30, 2011) Sailors aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46) shift colors while getting underway from White Beach Naval Installation in Okinawa, Japan. Tortuga is unde... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) prepares to turn from a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011.

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (D...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) prepares to turn from a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annu... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Atago (DDG 177) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Ata...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force guided-missile destroyer JDS Atago (DDG 177) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Ex... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) tra...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Shimakaze (DDG 172) transits in formation with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Annual Exercise 2011. Ann... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 04, 2011) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Annual Exercise (ANNUALEX ) 2011, a bilateral field-training exercise sponsored by the Japan ... more

The Republic of Korea Navy U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships in the East China Sea.

The Republic of Korea Navy U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self Defense F...

EAST CHINA SEA (Jun. 21, 2012) The Republic of Korea Navy Chungmugong Yi Sun-sin class destroyer Munmu the Great (DDH-976) moves into formation during a trilateral exercise with U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Sel... more

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokita (LST 4002), destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181)

Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokit...

PEARL HARBOR (May. 16, 2013) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships, landing ship tank JS Shimokita (LST 4002), destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) are moored along the pie... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam along with the tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002) and the helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181)

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) dep...

PEARL HARBOR (May. 20, 2013) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam along with the tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002) and the helic... more

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam along with the destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and the tank landing ship JS Shimokita (LST 4002).

The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (D...

PEARL HARBOR (May. 20, 2013) The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) departs from Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam along with the destroyer JS Atago (DDG 177) and the tank la... more

The  aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), left, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), left, the George...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), left, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver trainin... more

The  aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the Georg...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver traini... more

131128-N-BX824-636 PHILIPPINE SEA  (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

131128-N-BX824-636 PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washingt...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AnnualEx 13 is desig... more

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, leads the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, lea...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), center-right, leads the George Washington Carrier Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in tactical maneuve... more

131128-N-BX824-750 PHILIPPINE SEA  (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

131128-N-BX824-750 PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washingt...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AnnualEx 13 is desig... more

The  aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the Georg...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), right, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver traini... more

The  aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), foreground, the helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181) participate in tactical maneuver training.

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), foreground, the ...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), foreground, the helicopter destroyer JS Hyuga (DDH 181), background, the George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Se... more

The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense For...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The George Washington Strike Group and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13. AE13 is designed to ... more

The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annual Exercise (AnnualEx) 13.

The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washingto...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 28, 2013) The U.S. Navy's forward deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships participate in tactical maneuver training during Annua... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation at the conclusion of Keen Sword 15.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 19, 2014) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation at the conclusion of Keen Sword 15. Keen Sword is a joint-bilateral training exercise involving the ... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Multi-Sail 2015.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

WATERS NEAR GUAM (Mar. 27, 2015) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during Multi-Sail 2015. Multi-Sail is an annual Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15 exercise designed ... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercis... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation ...

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Nov. 23, 2015) The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is underway in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships for a photo exercise during Annual Exercise 16. The Ronal... more

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) moves into formation with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships during Guam Exercise 2016.

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS ...

GUAM (Jan. 21, 2016) The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) moves into formation with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships during Guam Exercise 2016. McCamp... more

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) moves into formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Guam Exercise (GUAMEX) 2016.

The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS ...

GUAM (Jan. 21, 2016) The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) moves into formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Guam Exercise (GUAMEX) 2016. M... more

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation.

U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in ...

PACIFIC OCEAN (Mar. 09, 2016) U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships are underway in formation during cannon firing exercises near Guam during Multi Sail 2016. Multi Sail is a bilateral training ... more

U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly over a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly over a fo...

SEA OF JAPAN (Nov. 11, 2016) U.S. Air Force and Japan Air Self-Defense Force aircraft fly over a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships including, USS Shiloh (CG 67), USS Barry (DDG ... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, transits the East...

EAST CHINA SEA (Mar. 09, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), left, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Takanami-class destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113), the Japa... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits th...

EAST CHINA SEA (Mar. 09, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Takanami-class destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113), th... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits th...

EAST CHINA SEA (Mar. 09, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), foreground, transits the East China Sea with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Takanami-class destroyer JS Sazanami (DD 113), ri... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) l...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17. The bilateral tr... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) l...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17. The bilateral tr... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) l...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17. The bilateral tr... more

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Warlords" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 flies past U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Mu... more

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the

An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Warlords" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 flies past U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during Mu... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) l...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Mar. 10, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Mustin (DDG 89) leads U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in formation during MultiSail 17. The bilateral tr... more

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads U.S. and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships during a transit of the Philippine Sea.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads U.S. and Japan Mar...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Apr. 26, 2017) The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads the U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), right front, and the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destro... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a formation of U.S. and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Philippine Sea.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a for...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Apr. 28, 2017) Two F/A-18 Super Hornets from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2 and two F-15 Eagles from the Japan Air Self-Defense Force fly over the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Samid... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a formation of U.S. and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Philippine Sea.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a for...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Apr. 28, 2017) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Ashigara (DDG 178), left front, and JS Samidare (DD 106), left... more

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a formation of U.S. and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Philippine Sea.

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads a for...

PHILIPPINE SEA (Apr. 28, 2017) The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) leads the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Ashigara (DDG 178), left front, and JS Samidare (DD 106), left... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) sail in formation during a bilateral exercise between ... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

Capt. Doug Verissimo observes as the Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships operate together in the western Pacific region.

Capt. Doug Verissimo observes as the Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Car...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) Capt. Doug Verissimo, commanding officer of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), observes the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181), fr... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships operate together in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Mari...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships operate together in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Mari...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), operates in the Sea of Japan. The Ronald Reagan and Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Groups are conducting mariti... more

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships operate together in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Mari...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships operate together in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson and Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Groups and Japan Mari...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group, including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 2, the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) and th... more

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships (JS) Hyuga (DDH 181) and JS Ashigara (DDG 178) in the western Pacific region.

The Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group operates with the Ronald Reagan C...

SEA OF JAPAN (Jun. 01, 2017) The Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), operates in the Sea of Japan. The Ronald Reagan and Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Groups are conducting mariti... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) joins a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Western Pacific.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102)...

WESTERN PACIFIC (Nov. 12, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG 102) joins a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Western Pacific. The airc... more

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) sails in a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Western Pacific.

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) ...

WESTERN PACIFIC (Nov. 12, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) sails in a formation of U.S. Navy and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships in the Western Pacific. The ai... more

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is underway with Japan Maritime...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Aug. 31, 2018) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), second from bottom, lead ship of the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group, the guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), bottom,... more

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69), center, conduct a photo exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ships.

The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile...

SOUTH CHINA SEA (Aug. 31, 2018) The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the guided-missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69), center, conduct a photo exercise with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force ship... more