Japan sends biggest warship to protect United States supply vessel
04 May, 2017, 00:22 | Author: Elaine Woods
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The deployment has triggered anger from Seongju residents who fear North Korea may target their town and who worry about rumored health hazards linked to THAAD's powerful radar.
Japan has reportedly deployed a helicopter carrier and authorized it to use weapons, if necessary, to escort and protect a U.S. supply vessel.
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Japan's Self-Defense Forces were assigned with guarding USA warships during peacetime under new security laws enacted in March 2016.
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The government appears to have judged it would be able to achieve more efficient protection by having Sazanami join Izumo, a destroyer that can carry many patrol helicopters and is excellent at detecting submarines. Furthermore, escorting the USA ship was not the main mission, as the MSDF vessels were on their way to the event in Singapore.
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Izumo will support the U.S. vessel, responsible for providing fuel and other supplies to American vessels in the region, including the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its attack fleet. A US supply ship sails in the waters off the Boso Peninsula, east of Tokyo, as it is escorted by Japanese destroyer Izumo Monday, May 1, 2017.
Japan is lending a hand to the U.S. Navy as it tries to pressure North Korea.
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