06 June 2017

News Story: 2 Japanese MSDF ships arrive in Philippines on 4-day visit

JS Izumo Helicopter (Destroyer) Carrier (LHA)
SUBIC BAY, Philippines (Kyodo) -- A helicopter carrier and a guided-missile destroyer of the Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force arrived Sunday on a four-day visit to the Philippines aimed at deepening relations between the two countries.

The 25,000-ton helicopter carrier Izumo and the 6,500-ton guided-missile destroyer Sazanami docked mid-morning at the Subic Bay Freeport Zone in Olongapo city, 125 kilometers northwest of Metro Manila.

Read the full story at The Mainichi