MSDF ship to join intl antipiracy fleet – The Japan News

The government will send a Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyer to join an international fleet combating piracy off Somalia, Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera said Tuesday.

At a press conference, Onodera said the MSDF’s ongoing antipiracy mission in the Gulf of Aden off Somalia will be extended by one year, adding that one of two destroyers engaged in the mission will join Combined Task Force 151.

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