U.S., Japan conducts simulated scenario missile defense on Camp Amami

July 2, 2021

Defence Blog:

The U.S. Army and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force providing crucial training to support joint and combined force operations.

According to a press release issued Thursday by the 10th Support Group, U.S. Army Bravo Battery, 1-1 Air Defense Artillery Battalion, and Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force’s (JGSDF) 8th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Group, conducted simulated scenario missile defense on Camp Amami as part of Orient Shield 21-2.

Both Bravo Battery and 8th AAGp have been conducting drills and other training to include movement, deployment, reload, and system reconfiguring, using both the U.S. Patriot Missile Reload System and the JGSDF’s Chu-SAM Missile Reload System…

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